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New Mexico man convicted of shooting Clovis police officer.

A New Mexico man who authorities say shot a Clovis police officer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Ninth Judicial District Attorney Andrea Reeb announced Tuesday that a … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

The Latest: Defense: Jury's outcome sends a strong message.

The Latest on the retrial of a former Santa Fe County deputy charged in the death of a fellow deputy : 3:50 p.m.

- FOX News - US

Judge declares mistrial in ex-deputy's murder trial.

Jurors on Tuesday began deliberating in the case of a former New Mexico deputy accused of shooting and killing a fellow deputy during an alcohol-fueled dispute.

- FOX News - US

SEC suspends some in-house court cases over hiring of judges.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended some of its pending in-house court cases, after a Denver-based federal appeals court found the agency had violated the Constitution in how it hired its administrative law judges. In an order dated May 22, the SEC said it would suspend any cases in which a defendant ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Trump has requested $1.6 billion to help build his 'beautiful' border wall in 2018.

It won't be enough to build a barrier from 'sea to shining sea.'In this March 30, 2017 file photo, a portion of the new steel border fence stretches along the US-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico. CREDIT: AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd, FileAs a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly promised Mexico would shoulder ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Jet owned by Elvis to be auctioned after sitting 30 years.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. " A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley is set to be auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years.Elvis designed the interior that has gold-ton woodwork, red velvet seats and red shag...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Elvis Presley's jet to be auctioned after sitting for 30 years.

A private plane once own by Elvis Presley is set to be auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years.

- FOX News - US

What if People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street?.

Jimmy Tobias From Seattle to Santa Fe, cities are at the center of a movement to create publicly owned banks. The post What if People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street? appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

Open thread for night owls: Cities have sparked a movement to create publicly owned banks.

At The Nation, Jimmy Tobias writes—What if People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street? From Seattle to Santa Fe, cities are at the center of a movement to create publicly owned banks.  Craig Brandt got pissed that the City of Oakland, California, had no choice but to do business with financial crooks—specifically ...

- Daily Kos - US

Chaco Culture: Pueblo Builders of the Southwest.

The Chaco Culture flourished between roughly the 9th and 13th centuries A.D. in what is now New Mexico.

- Livescience.com - US

With a tight federal budget, here's where to focus clean energy research funding.

Checking the power output of a photovoltaic concentrator array built by Martin Marietta, Inc., at Sandia National Laboratory in Albuquerque, New Mexico. USDOE/FlickrThe U.S. Department of Energy spends US$3-$4 billion per year on applied energy research. These programs seek to provide clean and reliable energy and ...

- The Conversation - UK

Elvis link, red velvet boost value of jet up for auction

A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley and featured on the National Geographic Channel is set to be auctioned after sitting on a runway in New Mexico for 30 years. The red 1962 Lockheed Jetstar, one of many owned by the King of rock 'n' roll, has no engines and needs a restoration of The post Elvis link, red velvet boost ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Drunk five-year-old hospitalised - forced to drink mouthwash because he was thirsty

A five-year-old boy was taken to hospital after he became so thirsty he was forced to drink mouthwash - in a horrific case of child abuse.Tyriese Howard, 25, and his girlfriend, 23-year-old Breya Allen, of Albuquerque, New Mexico,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Elvis' private jet being auctioned after 30 years on runway in New Mexico

It won't fit in a garage, but that likely won't stop Elvis Presley fans from trying to get their hands on one of the largest mementos credited to the King of Rock 'n' Roll: His long "lost" private jet.

- Stuff - NZ

Document details death of lawman who killed Billy the Kid

Officials in a southern New Mexico county say they have found a document inside a box of old records that sheds a little more on light on the death of the Old West lawman who gained fame for killing Billy the Kid

- ABC News - US

Design sketches for Route 66 neon signs rescued, preserved

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. " They were just a bunch of old business records belonging to New Mexico's oldest and largest sign-making shop, the last of the manufacturers from neon's midcentury heyday.No longer needed and deemed a fire...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: May 19, 2017

SEVENTEEN STATES AND DC JOIN ‘FRIEND OF THE COURT’ BRIEF SUPPORTING GAVIN GRIMM: The states -- New York, Washington, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia -- and the District of Columbia have ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Nevada becomes latest state to ban harmful 'ex-gay therapy' for minors

Following Gov. Brian Sandoval's signature, Nevada has joined California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington, D.C in banning health professionals from subjecting minors to ex-gay therapy,' a harmful procedure that has been disavowed by medical experts': The bill, sponsored by Sen. ...

- Daily Kos - US

Army to test microwave weapon in New Mexico

The Air Force Research Laboratory at Kirtland Air Force Base has turned its massive MaxPower microwave defense system over to the Army for new rounds of research and development.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Half of All New Mexico Planned Parenthood Clinics to Close

Three of the six Planned Parenthood clinics in New Mexico are slated to close by the end of September.

- Breitbart - US

Design sketches for Route 66 neon signs rescued, preserved

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — They were just a bunch of old business records belonging to New Mexico's oldest and largest sign-making shop, the last of the manufacturers from neon's midcentury heyday.

- Billings Gazette - US

Warburg Pincus-backed Chisholm Energy enters Delaware basin

Chisholm Energy Holdings LLC, a Fort Worth startup backed by a $500-million line-of-equity from private equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC, has acquired acreage in Eddy and Lea counties of New Mexico from an undisclosed private seller.

- OGJ - US

US Shale To Increase 122,000 BPD Next Month

American shale output will continue its rise in June, the Energy Information Administration said on Monday in a forecast likely to further rouse the irritation of members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries . U.S. shale producers will increase output by 122,000 barrels per day next month to 5.401 million ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Trump expected to name climate-denying conservative talk show host as head USDA scientist

Sam Clovis has no background in food or agriculture, and is not a scientist.Sam Clovis, during the 2014 Iowa Senate GOP debate. CREDIT: AP Photo/Charlie NeibergallThe Trump administration's attack on basic science continues apace, with rumors circulating that President Donald Trump will soon tap former campaign policy ...

- ThinkProgress - US

The Inside Story of Chelsea Manning's Unlikely Release From Prison

When Chelsea Manning asked President Barack Obama to commute her prison sentence last November—after more than six grueling years behind bars—few thought she had much of a chance. The intense politics surrounding Manning's conviction for the largest leak of state secrets in US history suggested that her freedom ...

- Mother Jones - US

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