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  • Daunting days ahead as Mexico readies oil opening

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An opposition lawmaker reads the newspaper a day after dozens of leftist lawmakers take over the lower house trying to block discussion of the energy reform bill in Mexico City, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013. Mexico’s Senate, in the early hours of Wednesday...

  • Venezuelan inflation spoils Christmas tradition

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    This Nov. 23, 2013 photo shows the inner ingredients of a hallaca, a corn dough tamale, during its preparation at a Christmas fair in a state-owned market in Caracas, Venezuela. Green olives, raisins and capers provide savory accents before the creation is...

  • Defense bill aims to address sexual assault crisis

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., right, followed by Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., arrive for their news conference on budget, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP)...

  • Can smartphones snap out of technological stupor?

    December 13, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, file photo, LG Electronics’s smartphone G Flex is displayed during a media event at its head office in Seoul, South Korea. In a foreshadowing of things to come, LG Electronics Inc. is boasting about the G...

  • Ski runs open at Angel Fire, Sandia

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The list of New Mexico ski resorts open for the season is getting longer. Angel Fire Resort in northern New Mexico and Sandia Peak Ski Area just outside of Albuquerque opened Friday as the latest blast of winter crossed the state....

  • Authorities: NM woman is killed by a pit bull

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Valencia County woman is dead after being attacked by a pit bull. KOB-TV reports (http://bit.ly/IUNQnn) that the incident occurred Friday just south of Belen. According to the county Sheriff’s Department, the...

  • Great Lakes Airlines ending flights from Clovis

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — Citing low passenger numbers, Great Lakes Airlines is ending its federally-subsidized flights between Clovis and Denver International Airport. Officials with the Wyoming-based airline say there are less than four passengers per trip on...

  • Report: Inmate spent final hours pleading for help

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Transcripts of interviews with inmates indicate a woman who died in the Santa Fe jail last year had spent her final hours crying and pleading for medical help as she suffered from withdrawal from heroin. And while an autopsy lists the...

  • Police: Man shot, killed during attack with hammer

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by police had charged officers with a 10-inch hammer, Albuquerque Police Chief Allen Banks said Friday. Andy Jack Snider, 37, ignored commands and ran toward officers until he was shot by Officer Hector...

  • Bishops defend NM’s assisted suicide law

    December 13, 2013 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops is coming out in defense of a state law that prohibits assisted suicide, saying the statute is meant to protect life. The bishops issued their statement Friday, one day after closing...