BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says a united international response to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria is unlikely but "the smallest chance" must be used to achieve one.
Germany says it won't participate in any military intervention and, ahead of this week's Group of 20 summit of global economic powers, is pushing for action by the long-deadlocked U.N. Security Council. Officials won't specify what action they'd favor.
In a speech Tuesday to Parliament's last session before German elections Sept. 22, Merkel said the Security Council so far has been "blocked particularly by the very hard position of Russia and China."
She says Germany wants to do everything possible to achieve a joint international response — "this is not very likely but even the smallest chance must be used."
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An Albuquerque Police officer involved shooting over the weekend marks the fifth since late October and city officials are taking notice.
A woman was stolen from her daughter's car, a woman who died more than five years ago.
Albuquerque police shot and killed a man Sunday night after responding to an assault call near UNM.
Deputies were led on a chase around 4 p.m. Monday after a person called 911 to report their vehicle had been stolen and was being driven recklessly around Albuquerque.
New Mexico could have hundreds of millions of dollars more to spend as legislators get ready to put together next year's budget in the upcoming legislative session.
Organizers of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl are hoping to shed the disappointing attendance numbers that weighed down the event last year when the Colorado State Rams and the Washington State Cougars face off Dec. 21.