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Archive for December 11th, 2012

  • NTSB: singer Rivera dead in Mexican plane crash

    December 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Fan Jenny Guerrero pays tribute to singer Jenni Rivera at a makeshift memorial in front of an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe at the Plaza Mexico shopping center in Lynwood, Calif., early Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. Authorities have not confirmed her death, but...

  • AP source: HSBC to pay $1.9B to settle probe

    December 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE — In a July 30, 2012 file photo people walk past a logo of HSBC headquarters in Hong Kong . HSBC, the British banking giant, will pay $1.9 billion to settle a money-laundering probe by federal and state authorities in the United States, a law...

  • Cowboys player death raises question of safety net

    December 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Dallas Cowboys players hang their heads during a moment of silence honoring teammate Jerry Brown who was killed in an automobile accident prior to an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)...

  • Government investigating makers of cellphone apps

    December 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This handout image provided by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) shows the cover of the FTC’s “Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade” guide. The Federal Trade Commission is investigating an unspecified number of software...

  • Ariz. Powerball jackpot winner’s name released

    December 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Jerry Meltzer, a neighbor of Matthew Good, walks back into his home after speaking about his now famous neighbor Matthew Good, Monday Dec. 10, 2012, in Fountain Hills, Ariz. The second winner of the $587.5 million Powerball jackpot is the 37-year-old Good,...

  • Extortion of American stings Bolivian officials

    December 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 30, 2012 file photo, U.S. actor Sean Penn leaves the presidential palace after meeting with Bolivia’s President Evo Morales in La Paz, Bolivia. In an unlikely tale: Jacob Ostreicher, an Orthodox Jew from New York City comes to...

  • NKorea extends window, still readies rocket launch

    December 11, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    North Koreans wait for a bus in snow-covered Pyongyang, North Korea, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. North Korea on Monday extended the launch period for a controversial long-range rocket by another week until Dec. 29, citing technical problems. (AP Photo/Kyodo News)...

  • Pot legalized in Colo. with gov’s proclamation

    December 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 6, 2012 file photo, people attending an Amendment 64 watch party celebrate after a local television station announced the marijuana amendment’s passage in Denver. Using marijuana for recreational use is now effectively legal in...