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Archive for September 22nd, 2013

  • WikiLeaks leaks ‘Fifth Estate’ screenplay

    September 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 6, 2013 file photo, actor Benedict Cumberbatch participates in the news conference for “The Fifth Estate” on day two of the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, in Toronto. WikiLeaks posted...

  • Pope offers hope to Sardinia’s poor, unemployed

    September 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A girl waves a flag as she waits for Pope Francis to arrive at a meeting with youths in downtown Cagliari, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Francis denounced what he called big business’s idolatry of money over man as he traveled Sunday to one of...

  • Casinos tap intelligence network to beat cheaters

    September 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Sept. 18, 2013, photo, a security camera hangs above slot machines at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. As table games spread across the Northeast, resorts are using their own intelligence network more than ever to stay ahead of suspect players _...

  • Tests: New iPhones less durable than iPhone 5

    September 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Customers check out the latest versions of the iPhone that went on sale Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 in Montreal. Friday is the first time Apple is releasing two different iPhone models at once. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Ryan Remiorz) NEW YORK (AP) — As Apple...

  • AP: Records show Maine gov. tried to jam wind plan

    September 22, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo made Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, the country’s first floating wind turbine, the University of Maine’s 9,000-pound prototype, generates power off the coast of Castine, Maine. Records show Gov. Paul LePage’s administration was working...

  • Authorities: Body found in western NM flood debris

    September 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    RESERVE, N.M. (AP) — Deputies in western New Mexico say they have found the body of a man who appears to have died from recently flooding. Catron Country Sheriff’s Office said a hiker found the man Saturday in a sand bar off of the San Francisco River...

  • Police: NM man dies after motorcycle hits elk

    September 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    TULAROSA, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an Alamogordo man has died after he struck an elk while riding his motorcycle. New Mexico State Police Sgt. Emmanuel T. Gutierrez said 45-year-old Brian Miller was killed Friday night during the accident just outside of...

  • Beetles’ resurgence threatens NM pinon trees

    September 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — They’re back — the same species of bark beetle that decimated New Mexico’s pinon trees a decade ago. Local arborists say populations of the match head-sized insect, also known as the ips or the engraver beetle, began...

  • Floods in NM washes up mysterious casket

    September 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    AZTEC, N.M. (AP) — Flooding in New Mexico washed up an unexpected item in one small city — a casket. The Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/15Lk9xV) that the rusty casket washed up in an arroyo near Aztec Speedway during the recent flooding in...

  • Navajo chapter endorses tribe’s purchase of mine

    September 22, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Navajo Upper Fruitland Chapter members recently passed a resolution in support of the Navajo Nation purchasing Navajo Mine, becoming the first chapter near the controversial mine’s operation to voice an opinion. The Daily Times...