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Today's News

  • Bible Answers 10-29-10


    This has been a really negative political campaign. How should people of faith respond to this kind of display of demeaning and misleading advertising?” — George        

  • NATO helicopter kills 20 Afghan insurgents

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A NATO helicopter killed more than 20 insurgents after it was fired on during an operation in Afghanistan's restive Kandahar province, the coalition said Friday.

    The group of fighters shot at the helicopter with small arms and machine guns, a NATO statement said. A ground team later found 20 bombs, firearms and several vehicles. A NATO service member was also killed in a separate incident.

  • WWII US airman tells court about Serbia rescue

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A former U.S. soldier told a Serbian court Friday how he and his fellow service members were rescued during World War II by fighters led by a Serb guerrilla who was later executed as a traitor by the postwar Yugoslav communist authorities.

    Milton Friend, now 88 and living in Boynton Beach, Florida, testified before a court reviewing the 1946 verdict against Gen. Draza Mihailovic.

  • New Mexico Cancer Conference Nov. 9-10

    The New Mexico Department of Health is partnering with the New Mexico Cancer Council and American Cancer Society to hold the annual New Mexico Cancer Conference and provider meeting on Nov. 9 and 10 at the Sheraton Uptown, 2600 Louisiana Blvd, NE in Albuquerque.
    The statewide conference brings together providers and other key stakeholders working on cancer control issues in New Mexico.
    More than 200 participants will attend, including clinicians, public health personnel, educators, trainers, support groups and survivors.

  • Baseball: Renteria, Cain give Giants 2-0 World Series lead

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fans jumped up and down, shaking orange pompoms, waving scarves and chanting "Sweep! Sweep!"

    While the Giants are looking more and more like a baseball juggernaut, they're only halfway to their first World Series title in 56 years. They hope to wrap it up on the road.

  • Local tax votes buck national anti-tax trend

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Forget all the talk about voters being fed up with high taxes: In hundreds of cities and counties across the country, they are raising them.

    An Associated Press review of local election results found they boosted taxes to help pay for schools, public safety and other services they believe are essential to their communities.

  • Despite claims, bailouts not over yet

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department says its bank bailouts are over, but the spending continues.

    In a Sept. 22 speech, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said the bailouts "are completely behind us."

  • South Korea: North Korea opens fire at border

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired two rounds toward South Korea at their tense border Friday and South Korean troops immediately fired back, highlighting the security problems faced by Seoul as it prepares to host Barack Obama and other world leaders at the Group of 20 economic summit next month.

    An official at the Joint Chiefs of Staff in Seoul said the exchange of fire at the heavily militarized border began when North Korean troops fired at a South Korean guard post in the Demilitarized Zone.

  • Bad weather slows aid to Indonesia tsunami victims

    MENTAWAI ISLANDS, Indonesia (AP) — Choppy seas, poor visibility and a shortage of boats are slowing the delivery of tons of food, water and blankets to the most remote corners of the Indonesian islands hit hardest by a tsunami that killed more than 400 people and crushed entire villages, an official said Friday.

  • LANS awards $251M contract to SOC Los Alamos

    SOC LLC has been awarded a contract to continue providing protective force services at the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Los Alamos National Laboratory. The contract is for three years with two one-year extensions and has a value of about $251 million.