Altria Group said it is preparing to end its noncompete agreement with Juul Labs, giving Juul’s largest shareholder the flexibility to acquire another e-cigarette brand or develop its own new vaping products.
For British companies, the recent volatility in domestic currency and bond markets is compounding six years of extreme disruptions, starting with Brexit and stretching through the pandemic and the fallout from Russia’s war in Ukraine.
The Fed vice chairwoman said the central bank was attentive to financial tremors that could result from aggressive rate rises across the globe but said it wouldn’t pull back prematurely on its efforts to beat high inflation.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Between September 26 - 28, the Albuquerque Police Department, along with New Mexico State Police and the Department of Probation and Parole, arrested 93 people on outstanding warrants. The warrant roundup focused on offenders wanted for violent and property crimes. APD says the people arrested primarily had multiple felony warrants […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Saturday morning marks the start of the 50th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, but first organizers wanted to commemorate how it all started. Friday Morning, Balloon Fiesta held a 50th anniversary special event at Coronado Center in Albuquerque. Relatives and representatives of Fiesta’s 13 founding pilots took part i […]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – It is no secret that Albuquerque and communities across New Mexico are increasingly dealing with the harmful affects and crime problems surrounding a rise in fentanyl use. Community leaders are now ramping up the fight against the drug by inviting the public to a major educational summit. Bernalillo County is partnering with the [. […]
DURANGO, Colo. (KRQE) – Durango will celebrate one of its favorite pastimes in October. The city is organizing a series of events as part of its first-ever "Spoketober." They will host some big names in the sport on Monday and a bike donation event next weekend. Durango will then host the USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – You might notice a clean-up team wearing bright yellow polos on the streets of downtown Albuquerque. It's the solid waste department's Block by Block team they'll now be known as the Duke City Community Ambassadors. They'll be helping with cleaning, hospitality, and outreach as well as helping curb crime by bein […]
RED RIVER, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico Olympian Mariah Duran is returning to the state to help promote a new skate park. Duran won back-to-back gold medals at the X Games in 2018 for street skateboarding and competed at the 2021 Olympics. Duran was in Red River Friday afternoon to dedicate Mallette Park's new skate park. In [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Back at it again for Balloon Fiesta, Canteen Brewhouse will be hosting its popular "Bikes, Balloons and Beers" social events, encouraging an alternative form of transportation to the 50th Fiesta. The biking event offers bike riders a place to relax ahead of riding, as a group, up the North Diversion Trail to [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – An Albuquerque writer is celebrating the release of her first publication titled, "Born From Fire." The new book is a compilation of poetry, with several pieces centered around difficult to discuss topics from the author's past. The author, Charleen Richey (Charli) says she wrote the book in pursuit of closure from p […]
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A new initiative will begin looking into the food and housing needs of college students across New Mexico. The Basic Needs and Security project will conduct a state-wide survey of students at public universities in the state. Students will be asked about their access to food and housing to help identify areas where [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque students got to be the first ones to see hot air balloons go up for the 50th anniversary of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Albuquerque Aloft allows students to see a hot air balloon up close and talk to pilots and crews the Friday before Balloon Fiesta kicks off. More than 200 [...]
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The City of Albuquerque is kicking off new live music series Friday. "Burque Live" is a music series that features performances from local talent. Burque Live will take place over the next two weekends (September 30 - October 2, and October 6 - October 9) The family-friendly events are free and will take [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators on Friday unveiled their plan to allow foreign baby formula manufacturers to stay on the market long term, an effort to diversify the nation's tightly concentrated industry and prevent future shortages. The Food and Drug Administration said recent entrants to the U.S. market will have until October 2025 to make [...]
Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson took her seat on the bench ahead of the court’s new term on Monday at a formal investiture ceremony attended by President Biden, Vice President Harris and others. Biden, who nominated Jackson to serve as the first Black woman on the Supreme Court earlier this year, joined other government [...]
President Biden on Friday vowed to hold Russia accountable for its “fraudulent attempt” to annex Ukrainian territory and called on other countries to do the same. Biden blasted a move earlier in the day by Russian President Vladimir Putin to announce the annexation of Donetsk, Luhansk, Kherson and Zaporizhzhia, four Ukrainian regions that he claimed [...] […]