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Archive for January 10th, 2013

  • Japan OKs $224B economic stimulus package

    January 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, second from right, arrives for Japan’s business organizations’ joint New Year’s party in Tokyo. Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party was in the final...

  • American Express to cut 5,400 jobs

    January 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this July 19, 2011 file photo, people walk past an American Express logo near the entrance to a bank in the Harvard Square neighborhood of Cambridge, Mass. American Express Co. on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 said that it will slash about 5,400...

  • NYC suspends license of operator of fallen crane

    January 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A mangled crane lies at the construction site in the Queens borough of New York where it collapsed, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. The Fire Department of New York says the 200-foot crane collapsed onto a building under construction, injuring seven people, three of...

  • Pentagon moving to freeze hiring, delay contracts

    January 10, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, followed by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, arrive for their news conference at the Pentagon, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Panetta said he is asking his department to begin taking steps to freeze civilian hiring, delay...

  • Gov. Martinez proposes 4 percent budget increase

    January 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez proposed a nearly $5.9 billion state budget on Thursday that’s close to the overall spending recommendations of a legislative panel, but the administration’s plan for tax cuts and merit pay...

  • Houston-born bishop to lead Las Cruces Diocese

    January 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI has appointed a Houston-born bishop as the next bishop of the Diocese of Las Cruces. Bishop Oscar Cantu, auxiliary bishop of San Antonio, was introduced Thursday at a press conference in Las Cruces and will replace...

  • ‘Hiroshima’ LANL protesters avoid jail

    January 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Six protesters arrested at the gates of Los Alamos National Laboratory on the anniversary of the atomic bomb drop on Japan will avoid jail time. The Los Alamos Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/RI3Zzk) that Los Alamos Municipal Court...

  • Santa Fe Community College gets OK for new center

    January 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Santa Fe Community College has clearance from the state Higher Education Department to build a new center to provide bachelor’s and master’s degrees in partnership with three other schools. The department’s Capitol...

  • NMSU selected as child protection training center

    January 10, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University has been selected to serve as a regional training center for prosecutors, law enforcement officers and others who focus on child protection efforts. Gov. Susana Martinez made the announcement Wednesday at...

  • Islamists clash with military, take key Mali town

    January 10, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Oct. 18, 2012 file photo, women wearing veils as mandated by Islamist group Ansar Dine, walk along a street in Timbuktu, Mali. The Mali army attacked Islamist rebels with heavy weapons in the center of the country which divides the...