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Archive for May, 2013

  • NKorean farmers planting rice with profits in mind

    May 31, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Thursday, May 23, 2013 photo, a North Korea farmer bank starts a tractor in a field along the highway between Pyongyang and Kaesong. Farmers in North Korea have confirmed that they have begun carrying out new economic policies designed to boost...

  • Family: Mother killed in Syria kept many secrets

    May 31, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this 2007 photo provided by the Mansfield family, Nicole Lynn Mansfield stands behind her grandfather Monte Mansfield. Nicole Mansfield, a Michigan mother killed during fighting in Syria, often left family and friends in dark about the details of another...

  • Fast-moving New Mexico blaze causes evacuations

    May 31, 2013 • National News, State NewsComments Off

    A firefighter watches a 1,400-acre wildfire northeast of Castaic, Calif., Friday May 31, 2013. Crews battling this wildfire in the mountains north of Los Angeles took advantage of cool morning weather Friday to make progress but scattered flames continued to...

  • OPEC keeps oil output target at 30 million barrels

    May 31, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    General view of a meeting of oil ministers of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Friday, May. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Hans Punz) VIENNA (AP) — OPEC oil ministers reached quick agreement Friday...

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    May 31, 2013 • CartoonsComments Off

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  • Jerry Joseph Lindy

    May 30, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 4 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s witness located at 1718 N. Atkinson Ave. Jerry was born on Nov. 2, 1930, in Jasper County, Ill., to Morand and Anna Marie Lindy. He was married to Carrie...

  • Aldrin: ‘After Earth’ noisier than space really is

    May 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This May 29, 2013 photo shows former astronaut Buzz Aldrin at the “After Earth” premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — While astronaut Buzz Aldrin enjoys movies about space, he...

  • AP Exclusive: Art owned by TS Eliot’s wife on sale

    May 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This is an undated image made available Thursday, May 30, 2013 by Christie’s London of poet T.S. Eliot and his wife Valerie Eliot. A multimillion-dollar trove of works by artists including J.M.W. Turner, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and Winston Churchill...

  • Minaj, Carey not returning to ‘American Idol’

    May 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This May 16, 2013 file photo shows singer and judge Nicki Minaj backstage at the “American Idol” finale in Los Angeles. Minaj is following Mariah Carey out of the door on “American Idol.” The hip-hop diva announced...

  • Acclaimed Indian film director Ghosh dies at 49

    May 30, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    West Bengal state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, center, arrives to pay homage to late Indian film director Rituparno Ghosh in Kolkata, India, Thursday, May 30, 2013. Ghosh, whose work includes award-winning films in the Bengali language, died Thursday of...