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Archive for July 1st, 2013

  • Silver fire sees sizeable growth over past 2 days

    July 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A wildfire in southern New Mexico has grown by nearly 40 square miles over the past two days. Crews fighting the Silver fire in the Gila National Forest hope that thunderstorms forecast for Sunday will bring relief. The blaze had...

  • NM farmers selling water to oil and gas developers

    July 1, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — With a scant agriculture water supply due to the prolonged drought, some farmers in Eddy County with supplemental wells are keeping bill collectors at bay by selling their water to the booming oil and gas industry. The industry needs...

  • Egypt erupts with protests demanding Morsi ouster

    July 1, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    An Egyptian protester waves a national flag as Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square during a demonstration against President Mohammed Morsi in Cairo, Sunday, June 30, 2013. Hundreds of thousands of opponents of Egypt’s Islamist president poured out onto...

  • WHO: Treat people with HIV early to stop spread

    July 1, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2012 file photo, Christinah Motsoahae has blood taken for testing at the U.S. sponsored “Right to Care”, Themba Lethu, HIV/AIDS Clinic, at the Helen Joseph hospital, in Johannesburg. To give people with HIV their best...

  • House takes up own immigration fix, no citizenship

    July 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken June 27, 2013, House Minority Leader, Democrat Nancy Pelosi of California, speaks at a Capitol Hill news conference in Washington. The Republican chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Sunday, June 30, that any attempt at...

  • Protests target Confederation Cup match in Rio

    July 1, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Military police fire tear gas at protestors near Maracana stadium where Brazil and Spain are playing the final Confederations Cup soccer match in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 30, 2013. Anti-government protesters are marching Sunday near the Maracana...

  • At Tour, walking wounded win by soldiering on

    July 1, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Britain’s Marc Cavendish, center in white, climbs in the pack during the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 156 kilometers (97.5 miles) with start in Bastia and finish in Ajaccio, Corsica island, France, Sunday June 30, 2013. (AP...

  • New NSA spying allegations rile European allies

    July 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this picture, taken Saturday June 29, 2013, a demonstrator protests with a poster against NSA in Hanover, Germany. Germany’s top justice official says reports that U.S. intelligence bugged European Union offices remind her of “the methods used...

  • July 4th fireworks scrapped at a number of bases

    July 1, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE -This Dec. 2, 2005 file photo shows cars entering the main gate at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, N.C. The Fourth of July won’t have a patriotic boom in the skies over a number of the nation’s military bases, where budget cuts and furloughed...

  • Kerry says progress made in peace talks

    July 1, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry smiles at a question from a reporter during a news conference about his trip to the Middle East, in Tel Aviv, Israel on Sunday, June 30, 2013. Kerry engaged in breakneck shuttle diplomacy to coax Israel and the Palestinians...