Chinese Immigrant Workers Allegedly Forced into Illegal Marijuana Farming: Lawsuit Exposes Exploitation on Navajo Nation

2023-09-28 00:13:28 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Chinese immigrant workers allege they were lured to northern New Mexico under false pretenses and forced to work 14 hours a day trimming marijuana on the Navajo Nation where cultivating the plant is illegal, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in state court. Job advertisements for the operation in Shiprock … Read more

Emergency Order: New Mexico Gov. Suspends Right to Carry Firearms in Albuquerque Area to Combat Gun Violence

2023-09-09 07:00:00 SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Friday issued an emergency order suspending the right to carry firearms in public across Albuquerque and the surrounding county for at least 30 days in response to a spate of gun violence. The Democratic governor said she expects legal challenges but … Read more

Tragic Charter Bus Accident: High School Students to Band Camp

2023-09-22 09:52:00 MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A charter bus carrying high school students to a band camp veered off a New York highway and tumbled down an embankment Thursday, killing two adults and seriously injuring several others, officials said. The bus was one of six in a caravan taking the marching band, color guard and … Read more

President Joe Biden Visits Hurricane Idalia-Damaged Southern Florida: Tour, Damage Inspection, and Comforting Victims

2023-09-03 22:03:00 U.S. President Joe Biden travels to southern Florida on Sept. 2 to inspect the damage caused by Hurricane Idalia and comfort the victims of the disaster (Reuters/Evelyn Hockstein) [フロリダ州ライブ・オーク 2日 ロイター] – US President Biden visited southern Florida on the 2nd, inspected the damage caused by Hurricane Idalia, and comforted the victims. Republican … Read more

French President Emmanuel Macron Defends French Ambassador’s Stay in Niger amidst Political Crisis

2023-08-28 22:44:00 French President Emmanuel Macron said on August 28 that the French ambassador would stay in Niger after military forces who staged a coup in the West African country in July ordered him to leave the country. Representative photo in Paris (2023 REUTERS) [パリ 28日 ロイター] – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday … Read more

Remembering Bob Barker: The Iconic Game Show Host and Animal Rights Activist

2023-08-27 19:17:00 Bob Barker, the enduring, dapper game show host who became a household name over a half century of hosting “Truth or Consequences” and “The Price Is Right,” has died. He was 99. Barker — also a longtime animal rights activist — died Saturday morning at his home in Los Angeles, publicist Roger Neal … Read more