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Archive for December 12th, 2012

  • ‘Cliff’ movement? Obama, Boehner trade proposals

    December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, following a Democratic strategy session. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — In a test of divided government, President...

  • Mexico: Rivera’s plane hit with ‘terrible’ impact

    December 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Photos and flowers honoring late singer Jenni Rivera, placed by fans next to religious images, are seen at the cemetery where her mother is buried in Hermosillo, northern Mexico, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. U.S. authorities confirmed Monday that Rivera, a...

  • Florida executes ex-cop for killing 9 in 1986

    December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE- In this 1988, file photo, Manuel Pardo, found guilty of nine counts of murder, listens as his sentence is read. Pardo, 56, is scheduled to be executed Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Florida State Prison in Starke, Fla. U.S. Judge Timothy Corrigan denied...

  • US defends $1.9B deal with British banking giant

    December 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement John Morton, addresses a news conference, in Brooklyn, N.Y., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. British bank HSBC has agreed to pay $1.9 billion to settle a New York based-probe in connection with the laundering of...