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Archive for December, 2012

  • 4 dead in Moscow airliner crash

    December 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Rescuers work at the site where a plane careered off the runway at Vnukovo Airport in Moscow, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. A Tu-204 aircraft belonging to Russian airline Red Wings careered off the runway at Russia’s third-busiest airport on Saturday, broke...

  • Bolivia expropriates Spanish energy subsidiaries

    December 31, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo released by Bolivia’s Presidency Press Office, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales signs a decree allowing the takeover of shares in Empresa de Electricidad de La Paz (Electropaz) and Empresa de Luz y Fuerza de Oruro (Elfeo), Vice...

  • NM mother found son after fatal dog attack

    December 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    PINE HILL, N.M. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy in northwestern New Mexico who died after being mauled by dogs was found face-down and unresponsive by his mother, a police official said Sunday. Cibola County Undersheriff Tony Mace said one of the nine dogs...

  • Man accused of providing heroin in overdose death

    December 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of providing heroin to another man who died of a drug overdose now faces drug charges in federal court. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/RmyJpf) that 23-year-old Joseph Dyson is charged with distribution...

  • Albuquerque police chief seeks survey results

    December 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Two officials in Albuquerque want the city’s police union to turn over documents from a recent survey of officers that found that the agency was suffering from low morale and that an overwhelming majority of officers...

  • Bills at NM Legislature to confront corruption

    December 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Some of the proposals filed by New Mexico lawmakers before the start of the Legislature’s annual session include bills that aim to confront political corruption and drunken driving. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports...

  • Alamogordo man writes about cancer survival

    December 31, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — There is always a silver lining with local author and cancer survivor Keith E. Gerber. When Gerber was diagnosed with stage four melanoma, his life was forever changed. “On July 23, 1992, I was told I had less than a year to...

  • Afghan violence falls in 2012, insider attacks up

    December 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Internally displaced Afghans from Helmand province, carry sacks of blankets to be donated by the United Nation’s refugee agency (UNHCR) at a refugee camp in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. Around 600 internally displaced families received...

  • Hillary Clinton hospitalized with blood clot

    December 31, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this June 10, 2011 file photo, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton waves as the arrives at Lusaka International Airport in Lusaka, Zambia. Clinton has been admitted to a New York hospital after the discovery of a blood clot stemming from...

  • Indian gang rape victim’s body cremated privately

    December 31, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Novice Buddhist monks light candles in remembrance of an Indian woman who died after being gang raped in a moving bus, in Bodhgaya, India, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. The young woman was cremated Sunday amid an outpouring of anger and grief by millions across the...