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Archive for June 7th, 2013

  • Sotomayor gets another $1.9 million for memoir

    June 7, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this May 2, 2013 file photo, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is seen in Denver. Sotomayor has gotten more than $3 million in advance payments for her best-selling memoir from her publisher. The justice’s annual financial disclosure...

  • Denials in surveillance program require decoding

    June 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A man walks past a Google sign in Mountain View, Calif., Friday, June 7, 2013. Google CEO Larry Page is denying reports linking the Internet search company to a secret government program that has provided the National Security Agency access to email and other...

  • Obama raises cybersecurity, economy in summit

    June 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama walks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands as they meet for talks Friday, June 7, 2013, in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Seeking a fresh start to a complex relationship, the two leaders are retreating to the...

  • Global netizens worried over US spying

    June 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo made available by Google shows colorful pipes sending and receiving water for cooling Google’s data center in The Dalles, Ore. The blue pipes supply cold water and the red pipes return the warm water back to be cooled. (AP...

  • Nicaragua fast-tracks huge project

    June 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A boater navigates over Cocibolca Lake, also known as Nicaragua Lake, near Granada, Nicaragua, Friday, June 7, 2013. A concession to build a canal across Nicaragua linking the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, which would go through the waters of Lake...

  • Doctor who OK’d ‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ hospital use dies

    June 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Oct. 16, 2012 file photo, former Oregon State Hospital superintendent Dr. Dean Brooks, center participates in a ribbon cutting ceremony for a museum about the hospital. Brooks, 96, died May 30, 2013 in Salem, Ore., his family said. Brooks opened the...

  • Obama proposes lifting Lower 48 wolf protections

    June 7, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This April 18, 2008 photo released by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a gray wolf. The Obama administration on Friday, June 7, 2013 proposed lifting most of the remaining federal protections for gray wolves across the mainland states, a move that...

  • NM issues declaration to help Magdalena with water

    June 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Tens of thousands of gallons of water were trucked to the village of Magdalena on Friday to help residents after the community’s sole drinking water well went dry earlier this week. New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn...

  • Albuquerque bus stabbing lands man in jail

    June 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man is facing charges after allegedly stabbing another man during a dispute on a city bus. Police say 27-year-old Jerod Baca was arrested and booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center early Friday on charges of...

  • Gov: AG right on NM same-sex marriage non-ruling

    June 7, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez says Attorney General Gary King was right in not issuing a formal opinion on whether same-sex marriage is legal in New Mexico and her office will not get involved in any challenges. Martinez told the Associated...