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Facebook chooses New Mexico for new data centre over Utah

Facebook has chosen a village on the edge of New Mexico's largest metropolitan area as the location for its new data centre, an announcement that spread quickly as elected officials celebrated a hard-sought win that could have ripple effects for the state's struggling economy.

US police officer shot dead at traffic stop

A police officer in the US state of New Mexico died after being shot by a passenger in a car he had pulled over, the latest deadly incident involving law enforcement in the country.

Watch: Jeff Williams shares spectacular view of Albuquerque, New Mexico from space!

Watch: Jeff Williams shares spectacular view of Albuquerque, New Mexico from space!

NASA astronaut, Jeff Williams who is the commander of the International Space Station (ISS) has never failed to amaze us by sharing beautiful images and videos of the Earth taken in space.

Protests turn violent outside Donald Trump's rally; clashes erupt

Protests turn violent outside Donald Trump's rally; clashes erupt

A group of about 100 protesters forced their way through a police barricade and tried to storm the convention centre minutes after Trump took the stage for his rally.

Bizarre! Man breaks into store in Mexico to 'pay for cigarettes'

Bizarre! Man breaks into store in Mexico to 'pay for cigarettes'

The police said that he went to a Bradley convenience store around 3:30 am last Sunday to buy cigarettes, but the store was closed.

Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

Christmastime storms, tornadoes kill at least 43 in US

 Storms hit the US South, Southwest and Midwest over the Christmas holiday weekend, unleashing floods and tornadoes that killed at least 43 people, flattened buildings and snarled transportation for millions during a busy travel time.

Did these parents die of thirst so that their child could live?

Did these parents die of thirst so that their child could live?

A nine-year-old French boy who survived a desert hike in which his parents appear to have died of thirst, has been flown home from New Mexico, an airport official said.

French hikers die in US desert, son survives

A French couple died while hiking in the New Mexico desert but authorities rescued their nine-year-old son before he too succumbed to the heat, authorities said.

Thousands visit Trinity on anniversary of bomb explosion

Thousands of visitors converged on the New Mexico site where the first nuclear bomb was detonated nearly 70 years ago.

''Not so fast,'' New Mexico says to would-be lottery winner

A New Mexico man who thought he hit the jackpot with a scratch-off instant lottery ticket will not be getting the $500,000 he believed he had won, after officials determined that matches were due to a printing malfunction, a lottery official said on Tuesday.

Chinese student pleads guilty in US to arms export conspiracy

A Chinese man in the United States on a student visa pleaded guilty on Tuesday to conspiring to export illegally to China high-tech sensors used by the defense industry, a federal prosecutor in New Mexico said.

New Mexico dinosaur species has relatives in Canada

Ziapelta sanjuanensis, a newly discovered armoured dinosaur from New Mexico in the US has close ties to the dinosaurs of Alberta in Canada.

Indian-origin athlete to be part of NBA

Sim Bhullar has become the first player of Indian-origin ever to be part of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Iraqi woman in US hurt in possible hate crime

Police say an Iraqi refugee who was assaulted in her US apartment appears to be the victim of a hate crime.

Last of Navajo ``code talkers`` dies in New Mexico

The last of 29 Navajo Americans who developed an unbreakable code that helped Allied forces win the second World War died in New Mexico of kidney failure at the age of 93.

Second radiation release indicated at New Mexico site

New air sampling data from southeastern New Mexico`s troubled nuclear waste dump indicates there has been another small radiation release.

Radiation affects 13 US nuclear plant employees

A total of 13 employees of a New Mexico underground nuclear waste site were exposed to radiation, test results showed Wednesday.

More radiation detected near New Mexico nuke site

More airborne radiation has been detected in New Mexico from a leak at the first underground US nuclear waste dump.

Radiation leak detected at New Mexico nuclear plant

US investigators have been taking samples at a New Mexico underground nuclear waste site where airborne radiation was detected, though authorities stressed they had found no contamination.

US Air Force drone crashes

The US Air Force said a drone crashed at a national park in New Mexico during a training mission.