Monthly Archives: December 2012

Senate deal would delay US spending cuts

WASHINGTON ——A deal emerging in Congress to address the nation’s fiscal crisis would have a negligible economic impact on Maryland in the short term, but it would prolong the uncertainty federal contractors

Clinton suffers clot behind right ear

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suffered a blood clot in a vein between her brain and skull behind her right ear but is expected to make a full recovery,

9 killed in tour bus crash along Oregon highway

PENDLETON, Oregon—The stretch of rural Oregon interstate where a tour bus crashed through a guardrail and plummeted 100 feet down a steep embankment is so notorious that state transportation officials have published

Peso Asia’s 2nd-fastest rising currency in ’12

MANILA — The peso emerged as the second-fastest appreciating currency in Asia and the fourth-fastest among all actively traded currencies in the world in 2012, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said. The

US court grants Lapid’s wife holiday break in PH

PORAC — The wife of Sen. Lito Lapid has managed to come home for the holidays here, her first visit since she was arrested by the United States Department of Homeland Security

Clippers complete rare perfect month

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers became just the third NBA team in history to record a perfect record in a calendar month, notching their 17th straight win by defeating the