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Archive for July 18th, 2013

  • NY judge blocks Sept. 11 claims against airlines

    July 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE- In this June 20, 2003 file photo, Larry Silverstein, president of Silverstein Properties and lease holder on the World Trade Center, discusses the rebuilding of the trade center during the 23rd annual BulidingsNY Show in New York. Silverstein is among...

  • Spain corruption protesters clash with Madrid cops

    July 18, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Police arrest a protestor during a demonstration against the government in front of the People’s Party headquarters in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, July 18, 2013. Thousands of protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy demonstrated...

  • Pueblo governors in NM to restructure council

    July 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The 20 Pueblo Governors of the All Indian Pueblo Council have decided to restructure their 400-year-old Pueblo advocacy organization back to its original cultural and leadership model. They decided to do that Wednesday by dissolving...

  • Banks named Albuquerque’s interim police chief

    July 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Deputy Chief Allen Banks has been named the interim police chief in Albuquerque beginning early next month. Banks will take over on an interim basis for Ray Schultz, who is retiring Aug. 3 after 31 years with the Albuquerque Police...

  • NM to auction unclaimed property, gold coins

    July 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 7-pound gold bar. An 1802 bottle of Napoleon Cognac. A stuffed teddy bear with a lost story. Those are among the unclaimed property in the state’s possession that the Taxation and Revenue Department plans to auction off next...

  • Spaceport gets NM OK for loan for visitor centers

    July 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Spaceport America, which was built with nearly quarter of a billion dollars in taxpayer money, is taking out a $21 million loan to build two visitor centers in southern New Mexico. Gov. Susana Martinez and other members of the state...

  • Summer rains provide some drought relief for NM

    July 18, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The bad news: New Mexico is still on top when it comes to having the worst and most widespread drought conditions in the nation. The good news: Recent rains have offered some relief for the parched state. A map released Thursday by...

  • Once-mighty Motor City files for bankruptcy

    July 18, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In a Dec. 12, 2008 file photo, a pedestrian walks by graffiti in downtown Detroit. On Thursday, July 18, 2013 Detroit became the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy when State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr asked a federal judge for...

  • Trayvon Martin’s parents shocked by verdict

    July 18, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image released by NBC, parents of Trayvon Martin, Sybrina Fulton, left, and Tracy Martin appear on the “Today” show with co-host Matt Lauer in New York. Martin’s parents plan to participate in separate vigils on Saturday. Sabrina...

  • ‘Ender’s Game’ stars answer gay rights questions

    July 18, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Asa Butterfield, a cast member in the forthcoming film “Ender’s Game,” poses underneath a picture of his character in the film at a preview event for the film at the 2013 Comic-Con International Convention on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in San...