Author archives: - Associated Press

  • NM peanut process plant’s future still unknown

    November 10, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    PORTALES, N.M. (AP) — Canadian food supplier Golden Boy Foods has yet to comment on the future of a New Mexico peanut process plant eight months after completing a $26 million deal to buy Sunland Inc. The Portales News-Tribune reports (

  • San Juan County shelter opens for winter season

    November 10, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A shelter in Farmington that’s the only such facility in San Juan County to accept intoxicated people opened earlier this month for the winter season. The Farmington Daily Times reports ( the shelter known...

  • In China, Obama tests global clout post-election

    November 10, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    U.S. President Barack Obama, right, speaks during a bilateral meeting with Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, popularly known as “Jokowi”, Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 in Beijing. Obama is in China to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation...

  • US faces last best chance on Iran nuke deal

    November 10, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Posing for a photo are, from left, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, European Union adviser Catherine Ashton, Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yussef bin Alawi and US Secretary of State John Kerry, in Muscat on Sunday Nov. 9, 2014. Talks are...

  • Ebola nurse to remain a voice against quarantines

    November 10, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In a Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 file photo, Kaci Hickox comes out of her house to speak to reporters, in Fort Kent, Maine. Hickox’s plans for the end of the deadly disease’s 21-day incubation period on Monday, Nov. 11 include a dinner out...

  • Iraqi officials say IS leader wounded in airstrike

    November 10, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    FILE – This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi,...

  • Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande winners at MTV EMAs

    November 10, 2014 • Entertainment, World NewsComments Off

    Host Nicki Minaj onstage during the 2014 MTV European Music Awards in Glasgow, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP) GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Nicki Minaj rapped about shortbread and Ariana Grande capped a breakthrough year with two trophies...

  • Higher bar for health law in 2nd sign-up season

    November 10, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this July 28, 2014 file photo, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell speaks in Washington. With a bright look to its rebuilt website, Version 2.0 of President Barack Obama’s health insurance overhaul represents another chance to...

  • November 10, 2014 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

    This undated photo provided by Julien’s Auctions shows portrait of Madonna by famed photographer Herb Ritts which sold for $35,155 during Julien’s two-day Icons & Idols: Rock n’ Roll auction in Beverly Hills, Calif., that started Friday,...

  • Balloons symbolize fall of Berlin Wall

    November 10, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Balloons fly over the Reichstag during the central event to commemorate the Fall of the Wall in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014. 25 years ago – on Nov. 9, 1989 – the East-German government lifted travel restrictions and thousands of East...