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Archive for January 28th, 2014

  • Suits allege abuse at New Mexico juvenile facility

    January 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Lawsuits filed in state District Court allege that four boys from Las Cruces endured abuse at the hands or direction of state employees while in custody at a juvenile facility in Albuquerque. The lawsuits allege that food deprivation,...

  • Man pleads guilty to robbing Albuquerque bank

    January 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man has pleaded guilty to robbing a bank in the city at gunpoint last year. Prosecutors say 59-year-old Mariano H. Herrera entered his plea Tuesday to armed bank robbery and firearms charges. Herrera was arrested on...

  • Chaparral man faces animal cruelty charges

    January 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — Otero County authorities have arrested a Chaparral man on numerous animal cruelty charges. The 156 counts against 44-year-old Felix Moriel stem from an investigation into malnourished, dead and injured dogs found at an animal...

  • Inmates’ lawyers oppose trial on NM county jail

    January 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County is getting pushback on its call for a trial on a lawsuit that contends conditions in the county jail violate inmates’ constitutional rights. The lawsuit was filed in 1995, and the county recently asked the...

  • Supreme Court orders stay of execution

    January 28, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 13, 2011 file photo released by the Missouri Department of Corrections is death-row inmate Herbert Smulls who is scheduled to die by injection one minute after midnight Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 for killing St. Louis County jeweler...

  • Cuba’s Castro calls for integration free of US

    January 28, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Cuba’s President Raul Castro speaks to his Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez during a session of the CELAC Summit in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean are in Cuba to talk about poverty, inequality and...

  • Central banks in emerging markets take action

    January 28, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    A man points forward as he passes in front of a board displaying going rates of U.S. dollars at a foreign exchange business in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. The Argentine government announced Friday it was relaxing restrictions on the...

  • APNewsBreak: More implicated in nuke cheat probe

    January 28, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 9, 2014 file photo shows a mockup of a Minuteman 3 nuclear missile used for training by missile maintenance crews at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. U.S. officials say the number of Air Force service members implicated in a...

  • Stocks rise on Wall Street after 3 days of losses

    January 28, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Trader John Panin, left, and specialist Jay Woods work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. Stocks are higher in early trading on Wall Street as the stock market turns positive after three days of losses. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)...

  • Ukraine PM resigns, government offers concessions

    January 28, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Ukrainian lawmakers applaud after voting during a parliamentary session in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. In back-to-back moves to try and resolve Ukraine’s political crisis, the prime minister submitted his resignation and parliament repealed...