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  • Greek Parliament passes 2015 budget

    December 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras speaks on his cell phone after a parliament meeting for a vote on the country’s 2015 budget in Athens early Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. Greece’s 300-member Parliament passed the 2015 budget early Monday,...

  • Tesla wants Texas auto sales regulations loosened

    December 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this June 10, 2014 file photo, Texas Gov. Rick Perry walks over to talk to reporters after driving up in a Tesla Motors Type S electric car in Sacramento, Calif. Tesla passed on Texas as the site of its new $5 billion battery factory. But the automaker...

  • Madoff workers in epic fraud face NY sentencing

    December 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In a Dec. 15, 2010 file photo, Daniel Bonventre, right, a former employee of Bernard Madoff, arrives before appearing in federal court in New York. Bonventre, the first of five ex-employees of imprisoned Ponzi king Bernard Madoff is scheduled to...

  • For US unemployed, job market hits a turning point

    December 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    In this Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 photo, job seekers fill out forms before being interviewed during a job fair at Fontainebleau Miami Beach in Miami Beach, Fla. The recovery of the U.S. job market has reached a new milestone on its road to full health: For the...

  • Indian police arrest Uber driver accused of rape

    December 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Police push away protestors from All India Students Association (AISA) who demonstrate outside the Delhi Police headquarters after a taxi driver from the international cab-booking service Uber allegedly raped a young woman Friday in New Delhi, India, Sunday,...

  • Germany’s Merkel presses France, Italy on economy

    December 8, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber) BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel is adding to the...

  • Police say 3 men plotted to rob man at park

    December 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say an elaborate plot to rob a man at an Albuquerque park resulted in a homicide. Albuquerque police are looking for three teenagers they believe were involved in the shooting of 19-year-old Nicoles Aragon. The men are...

  • State approves Kirtland petition for incorporation

    December 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — The community of Kirtland is one step closer to incorporation. The Farmington Daily Times reports that (http://bit.ly/1yEouAW ) the New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration approved Kirtland’s petition to incorporate...

  • Albuquerque store clerk shot during robbery

    December 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Police say an Albuquerque convenience store clerk has been shot and the suspect, who is still at large, has been linked to several other robberies. Albuquerque police spokesman Fred Duran says the male suspect entered the store...

  • Artesia widow sues medical helicopter service

    December 8, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The family of an Artesia man who died while en route to the hospital is suing the medical transport helicopter service that transported him. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported (http://bit.ly/1s1oiuX) Saturday that an attorney for...