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  • Showdown expected at Revel sale hearing

    October 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Randy Chapman, left, of California, and John Krisel, of New York, walk on The Boardwalk of the closing Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. On Oct. 1, 2014, Revel’s management chose Brookfield Asset...

  • Analysis: US works on Asia ties amid Mideast focus

    October 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – This Aug. 14, 2014 file photo shows U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, right, and Vietnamese Chief of General Staff of the Army, Lt. Gen. Do Ba Ty, left, during an honor guard review before their talks in Hanoi,...

  • Portuguese teachers protest austerity cuts

    October 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    A woman holding up a sheet of paper with the face of the Portuguese Education Minister Nuno Crato, shouts slogans during a protest by Portuguese teachers in Lisbon, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. Seven teachers’ trade unions organised the march Sunday to protest...

  • California drought worries pool industry

    October 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Workers replace the plaster in a swimming pool in Santa Ana, Calif. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. California swimming pool companies just regaining their financial footing after the recession are now facing a new challenge: a devastating drought that has put...

  • On the witness list: Paulson, Geithner, Bernanke

    October 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This combo made with file photos shows, from left, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, and former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. The three top former government leaders who devised the 2008 financial...

  • Hotel group sued by US for racial discrimination

    October 6, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A hotel chain broke the law by subjecting minority employees in New Mexico, Texas and South Carolina to a hostile work environment and firing those who complained, a federal agency said. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity...

  • Shooting threat cancels Albuquerque school dance

    October 6, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque high school canceled its homecoming dance Saturday night in response to threats of a shooting. Albuquerque police spokesman Daren DeAguero says a juvenile was allegedly behind the threats, which were posted on social...

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ author to stump for Udall

    October 5, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — George R.R. Martin is going from the game of thrones to the game of political campaigning. The author behind the fantasy book series that inspired HBO’s “Game of Thrones” will stump for U.S. Sen. Tom Udall at a youth...

  • Hong Kong officials resume work as protests thin

    October 5, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    People take an escalator to head to work as the pro-democracy student protesters sleep on a roadside in the occupied areas surrounding the government complex in Hong Kong, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Hong Kong’s civil servants returned to work and schools...

  • Hospital: Ebola virus survivor not infected again

    October 5, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – Former Ebola patient Dr. Richard Sacra participates in a news conference at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb., in this Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 file photo. The Massachusetts doctor and missionary who was successfully treated for Ebola he...