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  • Egypt president asks for patience over power cuts

    September 7, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this file photo taken Thursday, May 8, 2014, Egypt’s ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi sits in a defendant cage in the Police Academy courthouse in Cairo, Egypt. Besides the current charges against him of conspiring with foreign...

  • Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers

    September 7, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This Sept. 4, 2014 photo shows an asparagus plant on Andrew Dunham’s farm, in Grinnell, Iowa. The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor’s corn field onto the asparagus on Dunham’s central Iowa farm cast a shadow over his organic...

  • For Europe’s vast unemployed, hopes remain dim

    September 7, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Portuguese Jose Nunes Pereira, 31, carries food dishes to customers in his new restaurant, in Lisbon, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. Nunes Pereira, who opened a restaurant last month in a Lisbon business district, dismissed the European Central Bank rate cut as...

  • Biden promotes economics for nation’s middle class

    September 7, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Vice President Joe Biden greets patrons at the Old Ferry Landing restaurant while making a stop for lunch in Portsmouth, N.H. Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson) WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the August jobs report, which...

  • Parents found with needles in Albuquerque hotel

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a couple has been arrested after they were found in an Albuquerque hotel room littered with nearly 100 syringes and their children asleep nearby. KOAT-TV reported (http://bit.ly/1teRU3a ) Saturday that 35-year-old...

  • Attorneys question legality of cellphone search

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Some attorneys on Friday questioned whether Albuquerque police acted improperly when they searched a cellphone to find a woman who was later shot and killed by an officer. A search-warrant affidavit shows police looked through...

  • Teen regrets botching anthem at Zozobra

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico teen says panic is what led him to fumble a performance of the national anthem at this year’s Zozobra. Fifteen-year-old Adan Gallegos told the Santa Fe New Mexican (http://bit.ly/ZcQ4ah) Thursday that he wasn’t...

  • Albuquerque police cancel Amber Alert for boy

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police have canceled an Amber Alert for a 4-year-old boy. Police spokesman Simon Drobik says Adam Chavez is home safe with family members. Police initially reported early Saturday that he was last seen with his mother,...

  • Arizona man dies in New Mexico crash

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    WAGON MOUND, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State Police say an Arizona man died when the vehicle he was riding in overturned on an interstate. Authorities say a Ford pickup truck heading northbound on Interstate 25 about 8 miles north of Wagon Mound rolled over...

  • Obesity rates decline in New Mexico

    September 7, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State health officials say New Mexico is one of only 14 states to report a decrease in obesity rates. The Health Department says new data analyzed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal a decrease in the prevalence of...