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Archive for November, 2012

  • Talks to resume in LA-Long Beach harbors strike

    November 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    The Maersk cargo terminal, where container-handling cranes are in the up and idle position, is seen at the Port of Los Angeles Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. Cargo ships were stacking up at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as a strike by about about 70...

  • Asia stocks rise on US data, budget talks

    November 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2012 file photo, traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Hopes that U.S. political leaders may be inching towards a budget deal that will avoid automatic spending cuts and tax increases have given...

  • Kroger lifts forecast after stronger third quarter

    November 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, March 1, 2011, file photo, customers shop in the frozen food department at a Kroger Co. supermarket, in Cincinnati. Kroger Co. is raising its earnings outlook for the year after the nation’s largest traditional supermarket...

  • Suspect in string of ecoterrorism fires surrenders

    November 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated wanted poster from the FBI shows Rebecca Rubin, who turned herself in to authorities on the Washington-Canada border on Thursday, Nov. 29. 2012. Authorities said Rubin is one of three remaining fugitives from a cell of the Earth Liberation Front...

  • In Bangladesh, echoes of 1911 Triangle fire in NYC

    November 30, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This is a 1911 file photo of the collapsed remains of the fire escape of the Triangle Shirt Waist Company in New York City. One hundred years ago, horrified onlookers watched as workers leapt to their deaths from the raging fire in the garment...

  • Judge allows NM teen to be tried in father’s death

    November 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — A state district judge has cleared the way for an Albuquerque teenager accused of killing his father during a 2010 hunting trip to be tried. Judge J.C. Robinson determined during a preliminary hearing earlier this week that there...

  • Ex-controller of NMFA pleads guilty to fake audit

    November 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The former controller of a New Mexico financing agency couldn’t fully explain his actions even as he stood in front of a judge Thursday to plead guilty to forgery and securities fraud for faking a financial audit that went to...

  • Fast and Furious link to NM border town smugglers

    November 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A gun smuggling ring run by former town officials in Columbus, N.M., had a direct link to targets of the failed “Fast and Furious” gun-tracking operation run by federal officials in Arizona, records show. Federal...

  • Mystery bird spotted at NM national refuge

    November 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Wildlife managers at one of the nation’s premiere bird-watching spots have a mystery on their hands. A strange-looking bird with dark plumage showed up at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge earlier this month to...

  • Farmington police face abuse lawsuit

    November 30, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Two American Indian families have filed a lawsuit against the San Juan County Sheriff’s Office and the Farmington Police Department over alleged abuse of power. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://goo.gl/KefO4) that the...