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Archive for November 16th, 2013

  • 007 settlement hints at evil Blofeld’s return

    November 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This 1962 file photo shows Ian Lancaster Fleming, the best-selling British author and creator of a fiction character known as secret agent, James Bond. The archvillain from the “James Bond” films, who’s often seen stroking a white cat,...

  • AP Exclusive: US union vote won’t affect VW plans

    November 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this June 12, 2013, file photo, workers assemble Volkswagen Passat sedans at the German automaker’s plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Volkswagen supervisory board member Bernd Osterloh, head of the German automaker’s global works...

  • China to ease 1-child policy, abolish labor camps

    November 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, a child in a stroller is accompanied by several adults on the streets of Beijing. China announced a loosening of family planning rules that limit many couples to a single child, in the first substantial change to...

  • Alaska governor rejects Medicaid expansion

    November 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Copies of The Lewin Group’s analysis of the impact of Medicaid expansion, commissioned by the state, sit on a table at a news conference at Gov. Sean Parnell’s office in Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Parnell rejected calls to expand...

  • Altered landscape for Sony, Microsoft consoles

    November 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    A man holds a Sony PlayStation 4 after he purchased it at the Lincoln Park Best Buy store in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. The PlayStation 4, which launched Friday, and the Xbox One, which goes on sale next week, face a much-changed gaming and...

  • Filipinos abroad seek news, rally aid after Haiyan

    November 16, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 photo, Filipino staff members at an express company in a Hong Kong shopping mall pack boxes of donations of relief goods from overseas workers to be shipped to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Workers cut off...

  • NM not affected much by president’s insurance move

    November 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Most New Mexicans facing the cancellation of their individual health insurance will see no change because of President Barack Obama’s decision to allow private insurers to continue offering existing policies for another year. The...

  • Chaparral man accused of negligent child abuse

    November 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CHAPARRAL, N.M. (AP) — A Chaparral man is accused of felony negligent child abuse after his 4-year-old son was left unattended in a minivan. Dona Ana County Sheriff’s deputies say 30-year-old Eleazar Macias is being held on a $10,000 surety bond. A...

  • Authorities called to APS superintendent’s home

    November 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Embattled Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent Winston Brooks was taken to the hospital this week following a domestic call to Bernalillo County sheriff’s officials. According to recording of the call and a written...

  • NM officials give districts leeway on grad rules

    November 16, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State education officials have agreed to let school districts develop their own high school graduation requirements after complaints that New Mexico’s changes might prevent thousands of students from graduating, at least for the...