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  • Russian theater director Lyubimov dies at 97

    October 6, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – President Vladimir Putin poses for a photo with art director of the Taganka Theater Yuri Lyubimov during an awards ceremony at the Moscow Kremlin, in this Dec. 13, 2007 file photo. Lyubimov died Sunday Oct. 5, 2014 at 97, leaving as his legacy...

  • Scientists plan study of Michigan’s exotic swine

    October 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This undated photo released by Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., shows feral pigs, which are a growing problem and disease threat to livestock in Michigan. Scientists plan to trap up to 18 feral swine and fit them with radio collars in a...

  • Polls: Bulgaria’s center-right party leading vote

    October 6, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    Boyko Borissov, former Bulgarian Prime Minister and leader of centre-right GERB party, casts his vote in Sofia, Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. Opinion surveys predict the biggest vote winner will be center-right GERB party led by a former prime minister, Borisov, who...

  • 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...