Union sues feds over hack, says agency had ample warning
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:36:49 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest federal employee union filed a class action lawsuit Monday against the federal personnel office, its leaders and one of its contractors, arguing that negligence contribut
Texas woman vanishes while snorkeling off Curacao
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:58:57 -0500
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A Texas woman vanished while snorkeling off the northwestern coast of Curacao last week, and the local coast guard stopped looking for her after three days of fruitless search
Asia stocks bounce back but Greece uncertainty still looms
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 23:46:42 -0500
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp losses, but investors remained worried the crisis in Greece could spread to other financially weak cou
Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug
tdtnews.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:55:00 -0500
Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the first time they think it's "highly likely" the death penalty itself is unconstitutional.On their last day together until the fall, the justices voted 5-4 in a case from Oklahoma that the sedative midazolam can be used in executions without violating the Eighth Amendment prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment.
‘Mind blowing’ flames destroy homes in Washington state
wacotrib.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:24:54 -0500
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — From just across the Wenatchee River, Dominick Bonny watched a whole neighborhood in his central Washington town burn as a wildfire destroyed two dozen homes and forced hundred
Justices won’t hear appeal from BP, Anadarko over Gulf spill
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:26:35 -0500
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear appeals from BP and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. over Clean Water Act fines for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Two Step’ game
wacotrib.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:16:09 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Two Step" game were:
Inboxes overflow as 2016ers amp up email appeals for cash
wacotrib.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:30:49 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton has a dinner invite for you. Jeb Bush is out to make a big splash. Rick Santorum wants to scare the heck out of you. Ted Cruz is looking for a sacrifice. Lincoln Chaf
4 members of El Paso family die in wreck
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:03:00 -0500
Family's SUV has tire blowout, rolls multiple times.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:28:12 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:
Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump’s brand?
wacotrib.com / Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:08:07 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be?
Winning numbers drawn in ‘All or Nothing Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:46:15 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Night" game were:
Some Supreme Court justices’ views on death penalty change
wacotrib.com / Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:04:43 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justices Stephen Breyer and Ruth Bader Ginsburg declared for the first time Monday that they believe it is "highly likely" that the death penalty is unconstitutional.
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