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Archive for December 18th, 2012

  • Chavez has respiratory infection, now ‘controlled’

    December 18, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A boy plays in front of a graffiti that reads in Spanish “Chavez, heart of my homeland” at the neighborhood of Petare in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Smarting after a bruising loss in state elections, Venezuela’s opposition...

  • Inouye’s death leaves hole in HI political clou

    December 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Friday, July 9, 2010 file photo, U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, is seen at the ceremony welcoming F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickham in Honolulu. Inouye has died of respiratory complications, Monday, Dec. 17,...

  • Benghazi review finds systematic security faults

    December 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this April 11, 2011, file photo, then U.S. envoy Chris Stevens attends meetings at the Tibesty Hotel where an African Union delegation was meeting with opposition leaders in Benghazi, Libya. An independent review board is set to reveal its...

  • Investors turn against gun makers after massacre

    December 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This March 27, 2006 file photo, shows a Bushmaster AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and ammunition on display at the Seattle Police headquarters in Seattle. The maker of the Bushmaster rapid-fire weapon used to kill schoolchildren in Connecticut on...

  • Teacher sole heir of $7.4M gold coin fortune

    December 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 photo shows the Carson City, Nev. home of Walter Samaszko Jr. A crew sent to clean out Samaszko’s house found more than $7.4 million worth of gold coins, bars and bullion left behind in the garage after his death in June. A...

  • Instagram says users’ photos won’t appear in ads

    December 18, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, April 9, 2012, file photo, Instagram is demonstrated on an iPhone, in New York. Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service that Facebook bought this year, is the target of a storm of outrage on Twitter and other sites after the...

  • Area Scene: Caregiver support in Hagerman; medical cannabis info in Carlsbad

    December 18, 2012 • VistasComments Off

    Caregiver Support The JOY Hagerman/Dexter Caregiver Support Group will meet Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 10:45 a.m. at the Hagerman/Dexter J.O.Y. Center, 505 E. Argyle in Hagerman. Becky Underation of the Altrusa Club of Roswell will be the guest speaker. Contact...

  • Zooey Deschanel, rocker husband finalize divorce

    December 18, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 16, 2011 file photo, actress Zooey Deschanel, left, and her husband, singer Ben Gibbard attend the 2011 HBO Golden Globe Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Court records show a Los Angeles judge finalized the former couple’s...

  • Review: ‘Amour’ delicately depicts difficult topic

    December 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Jean-Louis Trintignant in a scene from the Austrian film, “Amour.” (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics, File) Michael Haneke takes a subject you don’t often see in movies and probably...

  • Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum expecting baby

    December 18, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 16, 2012 file photo, Channing Tatum attends a brunch event for the new film “10 Years” in New York. Tatum and his wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum are expecting their first child in 2013, their reps confirm. (Photo by Charles...