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Archive for January 21st, 2013

  • AP Interview: WEF founder still sees crisis risks

    January 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    German Klaus Schwab, founder and president of the World Economic Forum, WEF, gestures during an interview with the Associated Press in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2013. The world’s financial and political elite will head this week to the SwissAlps for...

  • NY town defends Remington factory amid new gun ban

    January 21, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 photo, vehicles leave the Remington Arms Company at lunch break, in Ilion, N.Y. Residents in this blue-collar stretch of the Mohawk Valley are defending Remington after New York lawmakers banned the sale of semi-automatic...

  • Gun debate likely to intensify in NM Legislature

    January 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The shooting deaths of five members of an Albuquerque family likely will intensify a debate in the Legislature over restrictions on firearms, lawmakers said Monday. A 15-year-old boy was arrested in Saturday’s shooting deaths of...

  • Democrats plan bill for state-run health exchange

    January 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A potential clash looms between the Democratic-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. Susana Martinez over the administration’s plan to implement a state-run health insurance exchange. At issue is whether state law must be...

  • NM proposal would allow concealed handguns in bars

    January 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Republican legislator is proposing to allow people licensed to have a concealed handgun to take their weapons into a bar. Rep. Zach Cook, a Ruidoso lawyer, introduced the measure last week in the House. The proposal is similar to a...

  • Las Cruces council to mull pay hike for manager

    January 21, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Las Cruces City Council will consider Tuesday whether to raise the salary of City Manager Robert Garza. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/VFkjAP ) that the hike would raise Garza’s salary to $166,000 and be...

  • Exodus of inaugural watchers jams DC subway stops

    January 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Crowds fill the National Mall to watch the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — Crowded subway...

  • 3 Americans die in Algeria attack, 7 survive

    January 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Algerian firemen prepare to unload a refrigerated truck with bodies killed during the hostage taking at a gas plant at the morgue in Ain Amenas, Algeria, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. At least 81 people have been reported dead, including 32 Islamist militants, after...

  • Obama girls to hit teen milestones in White House

    January 21, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama’s daughters Malia Obama,left, and Sasha Obama arrive on the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, for the Presidential Barack Obama’s ceremonial swearing-in ceremony during the 57th Presidential...

  • As Israelis vote, peace seems distant

    January 21, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Israelis wait for transportation under election campaign billboards of Israeli Prime Minister and Likud Party leader Benjamin Netanyahu, left, and Israel’s Labor party candidate Shelly Yachimovichin, in the central Israeli city of Ramat gan, Monday,...