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Archive for April 28th, 2013

  • Croatians to vote on golf in historic referendum

    April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    WITH STORY CROATIA GOLF REFERENDUM – Dubrovnik old town is pictured from Srdj, the hill above the city, Friday, April 26, 2013. The residents of this scenic Croatian Adriatic sea resort will hold a referendum on Sunday April 28, 2013, whether to allow...

  • Boeing says new battery system ensures 787 safety

    April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Boeing Co.’s chief engineer Michael Sinnett speaks during a press conference on Boeing 787 jets in Tokyo, Saturday, April 27, 2013. Sinnett said Saturday that changes to the lithium-ion battery system are fully sufficient to ensure the aircraft’s...

  • Fired Oregon officer: Alcoholism was a disability

    April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Former Gresham, Ore., police officer Jason Servo speaks at his attorney’s office in Portland, Ore., Friday, April 26, 2013. Servo, fired for driving drunk in an unmarked police car while off-duty in January, 2011, has filed a $6 million lawsuit against...

  • Daycare owners arraigned in Calif. swaddling case

    April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Lida Sharaf waits in the holding area at Superior Court for arraignment on felony and misdemeanor child abuse charges in Pleasanton, Calif., Thursday, April 25, 2013. The attorney for two Northern California women facing charges that they endangered...

  • Opponents to Walker: Back off new rent-to-own rule

    April 28, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki speaks at a press conference Friday, April 26, 2013, in Milwaukee. Listecki, along with a Republican state senator and others, joined to pressure Gov. Scott Walker to back off his plan to free rent-to-own businesses from...

  • Feds release wolf pairs in New Mexico, Arizona

    April 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SILVER CITY, N.M. (AP) — Federal wildlife managers are releasing two pairs of Mexican gray wolves in Arizona and New Mexico in hopes of bolstering the population of the endangered predators. The first pair was transported this week from a captive breeding...

  • NM Democrats choose lawyer as new leader

    April 28, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque lawyer has been elected as the new chairman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico. Members of the party’s central committee cast votes during a meeting Saturday in Las Cruces. Party officials say Sam Bregman won...

  • US tries new aerial tools in Caribbean drug fight

    April 28, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Sinclair Harris looks at a balloon-like craft known as an aerostat that is attached to the back of his high speed vessel Swift docked in Key West, Florida, Friday, April 26, 2013. The U.S. Navy on Friday began testing two new aerial...

  • Fight against terror takes pals to the White House

    April 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 10, 2006 file photo, then-federal prosecutor Kathryn Ruemmler is seen in Houston. Upon learning of the nighttime capture of Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, now White House counsel Ruemmler started to think about what legal...

  • New England keeps its stride after 2 tragedies

    April 28, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Fans, accompanied by the stadium organist, sing the national anthem before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals in Boston, Saturday, April 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) BOSTON (AP) — They are six small states, settled...