Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 01:24:33 -0500
SEATTLE (AP) — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two
Officials hope to give Flight 370 families some answers soon
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:19:19 -0500
SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — After 16 agonizing months without answers, loved ones of those on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will likely have to wait at least another day for confirmation that it
Afghan Taliban release statement praising new leader
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:35:09 -0500
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban on Friday praised their new leader, saying he was one of the most "trusted" associates of the late Mullah Mohammad Omar, a statement likely meant to rally
Changing definitions of work, Constitution
tdtnews.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:00:00 -0500
Our American culture has come to think of hard work, sweaty hard work and intensive cognitive hard work as a punishment instead of a blessing. In four generations, we shifted our respect for the hard
Technical delay in vote on 2022 Olympic host city
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 03:43:34 -0500
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The IOC has decided to vote by paper ballots after problems with the electronic voting in the choice for the host of the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Suicide bomber strikes at Maiduguri market in Nigeria
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:50:41 -0500
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Witnesses say a female suicide bomber has killed many people at a taxi rank at a crowded market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri.
Congress heading on vacation, putting off messy decisions
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:10:13 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional lawmakers are heading for recess and leaving behind a pile of unfinished business.
Arlington, Fort Worth net high rankings for attracting young people
Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for ‘16 super PACs
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:17:38 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months into the 2016 race for president, Democrats are barely in the conversation when it comes to the groups known as super PACs.
Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago
wacotrib.com / Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:19:27 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — American intelligence agencies have concluded that the Islamic State group is no weaker than it was when the U.S.-led bombing campaign began a year ago.
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