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Archive for August 23rd, 2013

  • San Diego mayor agrees to resign

    August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks after agreeing to resign at a city council meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in San Diego. The San Diego city council voted Friday on the agreement between Filner and city negotiators that lead to his resignation following...

  • Hagel: Obama asks for Syria military options

    August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 31, 2013 file photo, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel pauses during a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington. Hagel is suggesting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, that the Pentagon is moving naval forces closer to Syria in case President...

  • Obama plays down US intervening in Syria

    August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Syrian woman chants anti- President Assad slogans, during a protest in front of the Syrian embassy to condemn the alleged poison gas attack on the suburbs of Damascus, during a protest in front of the Syrian embassy, in Amman, Jordan, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013....

  • Hernandez’s cousin pleads not guilty to contempt

    August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Tanya Singleton, a cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, is escorted into Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 where she pleaded not guilty on a contempt charge for allegedly refusing to testify before the grand...

  • Huge Calif. wildfire spreads into Yosemite

    August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rim Fire burns near Yosemite National Park, Calif. The wildfire outside Yosemite National Park — one of more than 50 major brush blazes burning across the western U.S. — more than tripled in...

  • Sides agree to drop Paula Deen discrimination suit

    August 23, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 17, 2012 file photo, celebrity chef Paula Deen poses for a portrait in New York. Lawyers signed a deal Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against Deen, who was dropped by the Food Network...

  • Villagers unsatisfied by life sentence for Bales

    August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Afghan villagers speaks during a news conference after a sentencing hearing for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Bales, who massacred 16 Afghan civilians in 2012 in one of the worst atrocities of the Iraq...

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    August 23, 2013 • CartoonsComments Off

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    Good-natured roast honors Jennings

    August 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Tom Horan, right, gives microphone instructions to former state Sen. Tim Jennings, center, as Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, looks on during an appreciation dinner held Thursday evening in Jennings’ honor at the Roswell Convention Center. The dinner was a...

  • Prosecutors have much to prove in murder cases

    August 23, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Chaves County Sheriff Detective Dennis Kintigh summed up the feeling of law enforcement: “Some of the frustration is the way case law works. The (higher) courts have left more people vulnerable to be victimized in defense of the accused.” For example, New...