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4 officers denied immunity over 2017 fatal arrest attempt

PHOENIX — Four Phoenix police officers were denied qualified immunity in a lawsuit over the death of a Black man during a 2017 arrest attempt in which one officer pressed his knee into the man’s neck and shoulder area, according to a newly unsealed court ruling that rejected the city’s bid to throw out claims […]

Conflict over abortion laws won’t abate if Roe v. Wade falls

On both sides of America’s abortion debate, activists are convinced that Roe v. Wade — the 1973 Supreme Court ruling establishing a nationwide right to abortion — is imperiled as never before. Yet no matter how the current conservative-dominated court handles pending high-profile abortion cases — perhaps weakening Roe, perhaps gutting it completely — there […]

Lebanese businesses pay steep price for standoff with Saudis

BEIRUT — A Lebanese DJ was days away from moving to Riyadh to play for a month in one of the newest entertainment centers in Saudi Arabia’s capital when a brief, polite Whatsapp message informed her that the contract won’t go through. The head of a Beirut-based communications agency had been negotiating to revive a […]

Analysis: Iran ups nuclear ante as Vienna deal talks resume

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — After a monthslong hiatus, Iran has returned to negotiations in Vienna aimed at reviving its cratered nuclear deal with world powers. But Tehran isn’t slowing down the advances in its atomic program, further raising the stakes in talks crucial to cooling years of tensions boiling in the wider Mideast. The […]

Takeaways: AP investigates missing US military explosives

The U.S. military cannot account for all its explosives. An Associated Press investigation has found that weapons of war such as TNT and grenades have vanished from military bases and shipments. All have been stolen from or lost by the U.S. armed forces over the past decade. A few key takeaways from the latest in […]

Jan. 6 panel votes to hold former DOJ official in contempt

WASHINGTON — The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection voted Wednesday to pursue contempt charges against Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official who refused to answer the committee’s questions — but the panel agreed to let him come back for another try. The committee voted 9-0 to pursue criminal charges against […]

Justices signal they’ll OK new abortion limits, may toss Roe

WASHINGTON — In the biggest challenge to abortion rights in decades, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority on Wednesday signaled they would allow states to ban abortion much earlier in pregnancy and may even overturn the nationwide right that has existed for nearly 50 years. With hundreds of demonstrators outside chanting for and against, the justices […]

Colorado panel issues guidelines for injecting ketamine

DENVER — Colorado’s health department announced Wednesday that emergency workers should not use a condition involving erratic behavior by people as a reason to inject them with the drug ketamine. The announcement came two years after the fatal arrest of a Black man in suburban Denver who had been injected with the drug. Most states […]

Michigan teen charged in Oxford High School shooting

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A 15-year-old boy was charged with murder and terrorism for a shooting that killed four fellow students and injured more at a Michigan high school, authorities said Wednesday as they revealed additional details, including a meeting between troubled officials and his parents just a few hours before the bloodshed. No motive […]

Live updates: Greek lawmakers OK vaccine mandate for elderly

ATHENS, Greece — Greek lawmakers have approved legislation making vaccination for COVID-19 mandatory for all people aged over 60 living in the country on pain of a monthly fine, to deal with an infection surge and the emergence of the omicron variant. The draft law backed Wednesday by the center-right government and a center-left opposition […]

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NM's record-high revenue projections keep climbing
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Latest estimate for 'new' money grows ... Latest estimate for 'new' money grows from $1.4B to $1.6B
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NM hits yearly high for daily virus cases at ...
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Over 800 infections found across Bernalillo ... Over 800 infections found across Bernalillo County
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BayoTech's first production hub to be located in Albuquerque
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Councilors want 'labor agreements' on large city projects
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In one of their final actions ... In one of their final actions before leaving office, a pair of Albuquerque city councilors are pushing to make unions part of all major ...
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Looks as if 2019 NM gun law is not ...
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APD spokesman said Friday that meetings ... APD spokesman said Friday that meetings are expected to be held this month to create a policy to address the law
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Ex-TorC judge, her husband sentenced to prison
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Couple stole $284,000 from the estate ... Couple stole $284,000 from the estate of a dead man
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SNM gang member sentenced to life in prison
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Among the crimes attributed to the ... Among the crimes attributed to the 42-year-old is the 2008 murder of his cousin
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NM approves public financing for cannabis businesses
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Average loan is expected to be ... Average loan is expected to be about $100,000; application process to start February
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City councilor-elect gets formal certification
2021 city election
District 1 winner is in dispute ... District 1 winner is in dispute with city clerk over when term begins
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Firefighters tackle warehouse fire in NW ABQ
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A warehouse was destroyed in an ... A warehouse was destroyed in an early Friday morning fire north of Downtown. Albuquerque Fire Rescue said there were no injuries to firefighters or ...