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Archive for January 27th, 2014

  • US looks at ways to prevent spying on its spying

    January 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Jan. 23, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. The U.S. government is looking at ways to prevent anyone from spying on its own surveillance of Americans’ phone records. As the...

  • Apple’s 1Q disappoints investors, stock stumbles

    January 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, file photo, the Apple logo is illuminated in the entrance to the Fifth Avenue Apple store, in New York. Apple Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes Monday, Jan 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark...

  • Peru gets more ocean, Chile keeps fishing grounds

    January 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Peru’s President Ollanta Humala, left, holds a Peruvian national flag during a rally celebrating the United Nations’ highest court ruling on a maritime boundary between Peru and Chile, at government palace in Lima, Peru, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. The...

  • Day laborers helped by groups in NY, elsewhere

    January 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Mario Bonilla, 54, left, a day laborer from Ecuador, wait with other day laborers at a highway intersection, hoping to get work from contractors who stop and hire on the spot, on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 in the Queens, N.Y. Bonilla, 54, from Ecuador, has been...

  • Stocks fall worldwide on emerging-market fears

    January 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, file photo, a man talks on a mobile phone inside his tricycle cart loaded with goods near under-construction residential buildings in Changsha, in China’s Hunan province. U.S. investors are being hit with new...

  • Hawaii lawmakers urge changes after molasses spill

    January 27, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Rep. Chris Lee speaks to journalists from a lectern at the Hawaii Capitol in Honolulu on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Lee is one of several lawmakers suggesting any fines or settlements the state collects for ocean spills be put toward restoring coral reefs. (AP...

  • Albuquerque reaches settlement in police shooting

    January 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The police shooting of an Iraq War veteran in 2010 will cost Albuquerque about $8 million. The Albuquerque Journal (http://bit.ly/1lipy8J) reported Monday that a tentative settlement for $7.95 million has been reached with the...

  • New Mexico bill would regulate art auction houses

    January 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A bill introduced in the New Mexico Legislature would impose government oversight of art auction houses and change the way some do business. Sen. Tim Keller’s bill would authorize the Attorney General’s Office to regulate...

  • NM man gets prison for assault on a tribal officer

    January 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for assaulting a tribal officer in Taos Pueblo. Prosecutors say 22-year-old Dallas Chase Barth was sentenced Monday to a 27-month prison term followed by...

  • Texas to proceed with water lawsuit against NM

    January 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Texas can proceed with its lawsuit against New Mexico over management of the Rio Grande. Texas contends that groundwater pumping near the Texas-New Mexico border has resulted in Texas farmers...