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  • Argentina: Won’t submit to ‘extortion’ on debt

    June 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Feb. 12, 2014, file photo, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez gives a speech, aired on national TV, during an event at the Casa Rosada government palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina. President Fernandez said Monday June 16, 2014, that...

  • Malloy, Foley make promises to Connecticut unions

    June 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy addresses the Connecticut AFL-CIO political convention held at rhe Omni Hotel in New Haven, Conn., Monday June 16, 2014. At right is Lori Pelletier, executive secretary/treasurer for the Connecticut AFL-CIO. (AP Photo/The New Haven...

  • Arab American museum hosts visit by Snyder

    June 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder gives his remarks during a meeting with Arab American leaders at the Arab American National Museum in Dearborn, Michigan on Monday, June 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Clarence Tabb Jr.) DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST...

  • Judge: JC Penney interfered with Macy’s pact

    June 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this April 29, 2014 file photo, shoppers enter and leave a Macy’s department store in Braintree, Mass. A New York State Supreme Court judge on Monday, June 16, 2014 ruled in favor of Macy’s claim that J.C. Penney interfered with a...

  • Atlantic City courting gay tourism market

    June 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian holds a flag in Atlantic City, N.J., Monday, June 16, 2014. Atlantic City is planning a series of events to attract gay tourists, who are becoming an increasingly important part of the resort’s growth strategy. (AP...

  • Utah Oktoberfest likely to include beer after all

    June 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, speaks during the Administrative Rules Committee meeting Monday, June 16, 2014, at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. State liquor officials explained to a panel of legislators why they had considered denying...

  • Unions join fight over Washington fish consumption

    June 16, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a Sept. 28, 2011 file photo, a native fisherman displays a salmon he pulled from his net on the Duwamish River, in Seattle. The state Department of Ecology appears ready to sharply increase Washington’s fish consumption rate, an obscure...

  • Guilty plea in governor’s hacked email case

    June 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez’s former campaign manager pleaded guilty Monday to two felony counts in a case that accused him of intercepting her email. As part of an agreement with federal prosecutors, Jamie Estrada agreed to plead...

  • Gary King hires gubernatorial campaign manager

    June 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democrat Gary King has hired a new campaign manager for his general election bid against Republican Gov. Susana Martinez. King announced Monday that day-to-day campaign operations will be managed by Steve Verzwyvelt (Ver-ZWEI-velt)....

  • Bicyclist dead after a train accident in Santa Fe

    June 16, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a bicyclist is dead after being struck by a Rail Runner train in Santa Fe. Santa Fe police say the incident occurred about 11:30 a.m. Monday. They say the bicyclist and train collided as the man on the bike crossed the...