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Archive for August 8th, 2013

  • NY court: Marvel can keep Spider-Man, X-Men comics

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This undated file photo released by Columbia Pictures shows Spider-Man is a scene from the film “Spider-Man 3.” Spider-Man, Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk can continue to reside in Marvel’s offices after a federal appeals...

  • JPMorgan faces criminal probe over mortgage bonds

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this May 11, 2012 file photo, people stand in the lobby of JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York. JPMorgan says it is facing a federal criminal probe relating to mortgage-backed securities sold before the financial crisis. (AP Photo/Mark...

  • BART, unions resume talks as senators add pressure

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    BART trains and traffic flow as usual at the Rockridge station in Oakland, Calif., Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, after a late-night decision by Gov. Jerry Brown to stop the BART strike. Brown imposed a seven-day injunction and created a three-member panel to...

  • Six of 12 small cars do well in front crash tests

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, file photo, Honda Civic and Honda CRVs are parked outside of a Honda car dealership in Des Plaines, Ill. Only the two-door and four-door Honda Civic models earned the top rating of “good” in the front-end...

  • US jobless claims at 6-year low, but hiring lags

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, July 31, 2013, file photo, Americorps volunteer John Harris III, who is helping to coordinate a jobs fair program, fill up some documents for job seekers in Washington. The Labor Department reports on the number of Americans...

  • Retailers see slow start to back-to-school season

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this July 31, 2013, photo, school uniforms by Izod are displayed at JC Penney in New York. Shoppers, worried about their finances, showed they were more interested in buying discounted summer merchandise in July than in picking up new fall clothing for...

  • Surging mining stocks end a slump on Wall Street

    August 8, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE -In this July 29, 2013, file photo, Trader John Santiago works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Solid Chinese trade data underpinned most global stock markets Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013 though Japanese shares underperformed for the second day...

  • Jury selection wraps up in NM murder case

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — After nearly three weeks of questioning dozens of potential jurors, prosecutors and defense attorneys on Thursday chose nine women and three men to hear the case of an Arizona inmate who escaped from prison and is accused of killing...

  • Man gets 40-year sentence in NM restaurant killing

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A 26-year-old Salvadoran immigrant faces 40 years in prison for the accidental killing of a cook during a 2009 robbery of a Denny’s Restaurant in Albuquerque. Marvin Aguilar-Lopez was sentenced Wednesday on convictions for...

  • NM man with cut throat reports robbery attempt

    August 8, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Los Lunas police say a 48-year-old man’s throat was cut during what he reported as a robbery attempt at a car wash in the Valencia County community south of Albuquerque. Police say officers interviewed the man at a clinic...