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Archive for March 8th, 2014

  • Controversy marks Newsweek’s comeback

    March 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Dorian S. Nakamoto listens during an interview with the Associated Press, Thursday, March 6, 2014 in Los Angeles. Nakamoto, the man that Newsweek claims is the founder of Bitcoin, denies he had anything to do with it and says he had never even heard of the...

  • Yellowstone: Bison slaughters done for the season

    March 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Feb. 2, 2014 photo, Yellowstone bison forage for grass in the snow near an icy Madison River in Mont. Yellowstone National Park ended shipments of wild bison to slaughter for the winter on Friday, March 7, 2014 after almost 600 were removed in an...

  • Russia warns heavier sanctions could backfire

    March 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A pro Russian resident rallies with others at a central square in Donetsk, Ukraine, Friday, March 7, 2014. Russia rallied support Friday for a Crimean bid to secede from Ukraine, with Russia’s top lawmaker assuring her Crimean counterpart that the...

  • APNewsBreak: Oregon to review another IT project

    March 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Dec. 10, 2013, file photo shows Dr. Bruce Goldberg, acting head of Oregon’s troubled health insurance exchange, at a news conference at Cover Oregon headquarters in Durham, Ore. More than five months after Oregon’s botched...

  • Ukraine doesn’t keep Obama from Florida vacation

    March 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    President Barack Obama reaches over to greet first lady Michelle Obama, who was sitting in the audience with students in the gym at Coral Reef High School, Friday, March 7, 2014, in Miami. Obama traveled to the Miami school to unveil a new initiative to...

  • APNewsBreak: FBI investigates prison company

    March 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This June 15, 2010, file photo, shows the Idaho Correctional Center south of Boise, Idaho. The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into private prison company Corrections Corporation of America, which ran what Idaho inmates called...

  • Snowden, Assange top bill at Texas tech gathering

    March 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, file photo, Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Assange (over live video) will make an appearance this year at the...

  • Los Alamos lab deputy director resigns

    March 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Los Alamos National Laboratory Deputy Director Beth Sellers says she is resigning because of potential conflict of interest issues involving a family member’s lab consulting work. The Albuquerque Journal reported Friday...

  • Governor signs judicial-retirement overhaul

    March 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez signed legislation Friday to shore up the long-term finances of pension plans for judges and magistrates. Under the new laws taking effect in July, judges and magistrates must contribute more of their salaries to...

  • Albuquerque man pleads guilty to 4 bank robberies

    March 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque man could be facing more than 32 years in prison after pleading guilty to four armed bank robberies last year. Prosecutors say 36-year-old James Charles Mollohan also pleaded guilty Friday to using a firearm during a...