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Archive for May 27th, 2013

  • Iran’s approaching vote brings receding Web access

    May 27, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011 file photo, Iranians use internet in an internet cafe in central Tehran, Iran. With the presidential elections on June 14, 2013 looming to pick Ahmadinejad’s successor, the Web firewalls are closing in even more....

  • Clovis girl represents NM at National Spelling Bee

    May 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 10-year-old Clovis girl is representing New Mexico in the National Spelling Bee this week. Ariel Kokoricha is a fifth grader at Clovis Christian School. She beat 39 other spellers to win a four-hour competition at Sandia Prep on...

  • Authorities: Fire guts home in Rio Rancho

    May 27, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that gutted a Rio Rancho house may have been caused by a propane tank explosion. KOB-TV (http://bit.ly/14XIq1o ) reports that fire crews were called to the scene shortly before 7 a.m. Monday. Rio Rancho Fire...

  • Suu Kyi slams 2-child limit for Muslims in Myanmar

    May 27, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this May 13, 2013 photo, internally displaced Rohingya children play in the foreground of makeshift tents at a camp for Rohingya people in Sittwe, northwestern Rakhine State, Myanmar. Authorities in Myanmar’s western Rakhine state have imposed a...

  • Obama and Christie yet again; emphasis on recovery

    May 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    A man looks at damaged homes on Fort Avenue in Ortley Beach, N.J., Sunday, May 26, 2013. While parts of New Jersey’s shore has made great progress over the past seven months, towns still have a long way to go to recover from Superstorm Sandy. (AP...

  • Americans gather to honor fallen service members

    May 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Jeanne McDowell places flowers at the grave of William D. McDowell Sr. after Memorial Day observance at the National Cemetery in Biloxi, Miss. (AP Photo/The Sun Herald, Tim Isbell) TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT: MISSISSIPPI PRESS OUT; LOCAL TV OUT WLOX, LOCAL...

  • Man charged with raping toddler is sex offender

    May 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    An officer in the Anchorage jail court removes the paperwork that Jerry Andrew Active was using to shield his face during his arraigned on charges of murder and sexual assault of a minor on Sunday, May 26, 2013 in Anchorage, Alaska. Active was arrested about...

  • US intelligence embraces debate in security issues

    May 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this May 1, 2011, image released by the White House and digitally altered by the source to obscure the details of a document in front of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right with hand covering mouth, President Barack Obama, second...

  • Incoming Rutgers AD has no plans to resign

    May 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, May 15, 2013 file photo, Julie Hermann speaks during a news conference where she was introduced as the new athletic director at Rutgers University, in Piscataway, N.J. Hermann, hired to clean up Rutgers’ scandal-scarred...

  • Fire breaks out aboard Royal Caribbean cruise ship

    May 27, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    The fire-damaged exterior of Royal Caribbean’s Grandeur of the Seas cruise ship is seen while docked in Freeport, Grand Bahama island, Monday, May 27, 2013. Royal Caribbean said the fire occurred early Monday while on route from Baltimore to the Bahamas...