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Archive for June 8th, 2013

  • NSA revelations force question: What do we want?

    June 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Thursday, June 6, 2013, photo, Reem Dahir takes a peek at fiancee Abraham Ismail’s laptop as they chat at a Starbucks cafe in Raleigh, N.C. The young couple understands the need for surveillance to prevent terrorist attacks, but they worry the...

  • Nicaragua canal fast-tracked with Chinese boost

    June 8, 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...

  • Wizz Air jet makes safe emergency landing in Rome

    June 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A Wizz Air jet lies on the tarmac at the Rome Leonardo da Vinci, Saturday, June 8, 2013. Airport Officials at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci airport says a Wizz Air jet has made a safe emergency landing there after reporting a landing gear problem. Wizz Air...

  • ‘One giant leap’ toward a NASA Armstrong center?

    June 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated image provided by NASA shows President Dwight Eisenhower, center, commissioning Dr. T. Keith Glennan, right, as the first administrator for NASA and Dr. Hugh L. Dryden as deputy administrator, in Washington, D.C. A bill in Congress wants to...

  • Swedish Princess Madeleine weds New York banker

    June 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    From left: Danish Crown Prince Frederik and his wife Crown princess Mary, Princess Marta Louise of Norway, Crown Princess Mette Marit and Crown Prince Haakon of Norway after the wedding ceremony in the Royal Chapel of Princess Madeleine of Sweden and...

  • San Onofre nuke plant to close after bitter fight

    June 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Area activists gather for a news conference outside the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station in San Clemente, Calif., Friday morning, June 7, 2013, after it was announced that the nuclear plant will be closing permanently. (AP Photo/The Orange County...

  • Since 9/11, life _ and surveillance _ made easier

    June 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, file photo, New York Police Department security cameras are in place at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, in New York. Since Sept. 11, 2001, Americans’ expectations of privacy have diminished remarkably....

  • Albuquerque officer recorded beating suspect fired

    June 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque police officer caught on video last year beating a surrendering suspect and firing a stun gun at another was recently fired, the department announced Friday. Department spokeswoman Tasia Martinez told KRQE-TV...

  • New US citizens naturalized at Aztec ruins

    June 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — Ten immigrants have been naturalized as U.S. citizens at an Aztec Ruins National Monument ceremony. The Farmington Daily-Times reports (http://bit.ly/14H7Qh3) that the newest citizens took an oath of allegiance Friday at the...

  • Police: NM teen kidnapped over stolen Xbox claim

    June 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Four people in Las Cruces have been arrested for kidnapping an 18-year-old over an alleged stolen Xbox. The three men and a woman were charged this week each with one first-degree felony count of kidnapping. According to Las Cruces...