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Archive for November 11th, 2013

  • Shiprock man arrested in shooting on Navajo Nation

    November 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities say a Shiprock man accused of shooting and wounding a woman at a Navajo Nation housing complex has been arrested. They say 25-year-old Patrick Lynn Benally was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals near Morgan...

  • 2 Sandia workers find unexpected Iraq War link

    November 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A chance conversation led two Sandia National Laboratories workers to discover they fought in the same battle in Iraq in 2005. John Bailon and Jason Shelton have become close friends since Bailon mentioned last spring that he had...

  • NM 1st state to get photos of all lost in Vietnam

    November 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — You can tell that David Edward Bergfeldt wanted to smile for the color photo snapped in the summer of 1969. He was visiting home in Las Cruces during his second tour of duty in Vietnam. Wearing his dress uniform, he was seated on a...

  • Las Vegas police seeking pay raise near impasse

    November 11, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. (AP) — The union that represents Las Vegas police officers says its members are underpaid and deserve a 5 percent raise. The Las Vegas Police Officers Association has been negotiating with city officials on a new contract but the two sides...

  • Police: NYC shooter was dumped from band

    November 11, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    Police officers and crime scene personnel work on the roof of a building in the Brooklyn section of New York, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. A musician shot and killed two members of an Iranian indie rock band, the Yellow Dogs, and a third musician early Monday, and...

  • Low-rate policies fueling world growth carry risks

    November 11, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Thursday, Nov.7, 2013, photo, the new headquarter of the European Central Bank is still under construction in the eastern part of Frankfurt, Germany. From the United States to Europe to Japan, central banks are pumping cash into economies and keeping...

  • Desperate survivors seek to flee typhoon zone

    November 11, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    Typhoon survivors rush to get a chance to board a C-130 military transport plane in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. Thousands of typhoon survivors swarmed the airport in the city of Tacloban in the central...

  • Rookies of the Year: Jose Fernandez and Wil Myers

    November 11, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 16, 2013 file photo, National League’s Jose Fernandez, of the Miami Marlins, pitches during the sixth inning of the All-Star baseball game, in New York. Jose Fernandez of the Miami Marlins and Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays have...

  • Thai Senate kills contentious amnesty bill

    November 11, 2013 • World NewsComments Off

    A poster of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is displayed during a rally, protesting against an amnesty bill in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. Thailand’s Senate convened a highly charged session Monday to determine the fate of the...

  • Automatic spending cuts would bite more in 2014

    November 11, 2013 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 1, 2013 file photo shows Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., flanked by Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., left, and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington. The...