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  • Woman accused of defrauding $200K from magazine

    November 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A bookkeeper is accused of embezzling more than $200,000 from an Albuquerque lifestyle magazine. The Albuquerque Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1259fUq) that 50-year-old Bonnie Burchell was released on bail Wednesday on a felony...

  • Regulators approve PNM solar plan

    November 27, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — PNM’s plan to build four more solar-powered generating stations has been approved by state regulators. The Public Regulation Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to approve the utility’s renewable energy procurement...

  • Ferguson gives thanks after a quiet night

    November 27, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Protesters of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting chant slogans at the St. Louis Galleria mall on Wednesday evening, Nov. 26, 2014, in Richmond Heights, Mo. They stayed in the mall for about 15 minutes and then left peacefully without...

  • Pele says ‘nothing serious’ with him

    November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 19, 2008 file photo, Brazil’s soccer great Pele greets supporters prior to a friendly soccer match, in Brasilia, Brazil. A Brazilian hospital says Pele has been transferred to a “special care” unit to be monitored...

  • Full holiday menu for Obamas, plus 6 pies

    November 27, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama shakes hands with a parton as he and his family distribute food at “Bread For The City” Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Washington, as part of an annual Thanksgiving tradition of participation in a service event. (AP...

  • Early-bird shoppers turn out on Thanksgiving

    November 27, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    Holiday shoppers line up outside an Office Depot store in Lawrence, Kan., Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. The store was set to open at 6:00 Thanksgiving evening. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) NEW YORK (AP) — Early-bird shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving in...

  • OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

    November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Iraq’s Minister of Oil Adil Abd Al-Mahdi speaks to journalists prior to the start of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria, Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. Expectations that the group...

  • Taliban attack rocks upscale Kabul district

    November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Afghan security forces, upper left, inspect the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. Witnesses described multiple explosions...

  • Mubarak verdict due, but Egyptians’ interest wanes

    November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seated, and his two sons Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak, right, attend a hearing in a courtroom at the Police Academy, Cairo, Egypt. A verdict is...

  • Queen of crime writing PD James dies aged 94

    November 27, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – This is a Nov. 27, 2005 file photo of author P.D. James as she discusses her latest novel, “The Lighthouse,” another mystery featuring Scotland Yard detective Adam Dalgliesh, during an interview in New York. Publisher Faber and Faber...