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3 hrs ago | Lake County Record-Bee
It took a murderous Idris Elba and a pair of dolphin buddies to defeat "Guardians of the Galaxy" at movie theaters. According to studio estimates Sunday, the Sony thriller "No Good Deed," which stars Elba as an escaped convict, topped the box office with $24.5 million during its opening weekend.
7 hrs ago | Evening Sun
Santa Monica seems almost like paradise. The sparkling blue ocean, shimmering sandy beaches, clear skies and a famous pier with a merry-go-round paint a picture of contentment.
12 hrs ago | Humboldt Beacon
Late singer Amy Winehouse has been honored on what would have been her 31st birthday with a life-size statue in her beloved Camden Town neighborhood of north London. "It is like stopping her in a beautiful moment in time," he said.
A Malaysia Airlines flight to Hyderabad, India, has been forced to return to Kuala Lumpur due to an autopilot defect shortly after takeoff. The airline says the defect didn't affect the safety of the aircraft or passengers but the captain turned back as a precaution.
According to her spokeswoman, entertainer Pia Zadora is resting comfortably at a Las Vegas hospital with serious injuries after a fall from a golf cart near her home. Zadora suffered a head injury and a compound ankle fracture in a fall from a golf cart driven by her teenage son near their Las Vegas home on Thursday evening.
Albuquerque police say a man shot his boyfriend in the face Friday morning during a domestic violence dispute on Anderson Avenue near San Mateo and Gibson. Alexander Sanchez told police that he and his boyfriend Garret Dawes had been at a downtown bar, when Dawes was kicked out due to intoxication.
Heavy rainfall caused rivers to overflow Saturday in Croatia, flooding houses and roads in the same areas of the Balkans that were devastated in May by the worst floods in 120 years. Authorities say some 2,000 people are threatened by surging river waters in the region of the central Croatian town of Karlovac, where hundreds of people have moved to upper floors of their flooded homes.
ALBUQUERQUE >> Farmers from a narrow strip of fertile land in southwestern New Mexico are accusing the state's top water management agency of violating their constitutional rights. The group is threatening to sue the state engineer's office over a mandate that calls for metering devices to be installed along the Mimbres River.
Tropical Storm Odile was losing strength after spinning off Mexico's southern Pacific coast and forecasters say it could soon become a remnant low. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Odile's maximum sustained winds decreased to 35 mph Saturday morning.
A Northern California man has been arrested after his ex-girlfriend said he cooked her dog and fed it to her. Watenpaugh's ex told police he had repeatedly struck her while they were dating and that after one assault, she left her Redding apartment and returned to find her Pomeranian, "Bear," missing.
The doctor who performed the endoscopy on Joan Rivers has been fired, likely because he allowed an unauthorized procedure that may have led to her death, according to TMZ. Sources at Yorkville Endoscopy reportedly told the website Dr. Lawrence Cohen stepped down at the request of the clinic's board, though it isn't blaming him for Rivers' death.
ABC's "This Week" - White House chief of staff Denis McDonough; Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa; Education Secretary Arne Duncan. "Fox News Sunday" - McDonough; Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C; Michael Hayden, a former CIA and National Security Agency director.
WE BEGIN TONIGHT WITH BREAKING NEWS... POLICE ARE SEARCHING FOR TWO MEN IN SOUTHWEST ALBUQUERQUE... NEAR THE AREA OF 114TH AND DE VARGAS. THEY SAY THE MEN JUMPED OUT OF A TRUCK, AFTER LEADING DEPUTIES ON A PURSUIT.
The city wants to commission a large-scale piece that is "quintessentially Albuquerque." The available design and construction funds available for work ranges from $300,000 to $600,000.
On today's 13th anniversary of September 11, some New Mexico military veterans and family members will tell their stories in a free performance at the South Broadway Cultural Center. It's reality staged like a play take some combat veterans, mix in the wife of a veteran with PTSD and a grown-up military brat, and you've got "Telling Albuquerque".
A new reality show on the Albuquerque-based Reelz Channel features a polka band from Cleveland, Ohio. They're the Polka Kings, and they're aiming at nothing less than world domination.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:17 pm
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