US faces shortcomings in coalition-building for anti-IS war
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:51:29 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — To doubters of its strategy for defeating the Islamic State, the Obama administration likes to tout its coalition of 66 nations and claim strength in numbers. But a year and a half i
Obama administration plans new high-level cyber official
wacotrib.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:06:09 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is creating a new high-level federal official to coordinate cybersecurity across civilian agencies and to work with military and intelligence counterparts, a
Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins
wacotrib.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:33:32 -0600
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would lend needed cr
Old maps, photos show Texas cities at their smallest
mysanantonio.com / Mon, 29 Dec 2014 18:39:00 UT
Rome wasn't built in a day and neither was Texas as these 19th-century illustrations show.
The nation’s weather
wacotrib.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:31:19 -0600
Weather Underground Forecast for Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Train crash in Germany kills at least 4, injures scores
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:11:34 -0600
BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Two trains crashed head-on in southern Germany early Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead and 40 seriously injured, the German news agency dpa said. More than three h
Extra $86M in border security up for approval
mysanantonio.com / Mon, 1 Dec 2014 06:04:06 UT
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Another $86 million on border security spending in Texas is up for approval by the state's top budget office. Republican Gov. Rick Perry on Monday will formally present to the Legislative Budget Board plans to finance an extended deployment of state troopers and the Texas National Guard.
Record $132.5M bet on Super Bowl at Nevada sports books
wacotrib.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:37:31 -0600
So you thought the Panthers and Broncos would put up a lot more points in Super Bowl 50, that Carolina quarterback Cam Newton would score at least once and probably be named the game's most valuable p
West Texas school district makes switch to 4-day school week
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:15:00 -0600
DALLAS (AP) — The weekend will start a day early for children in a West Texas school district that’s adopted a four-day week, a move seen as the first of its kind in this state since lawmakers gave schools greater leeway in setting their calendars.
‘Saved by the Bell’ actor due in a Wis. courtroom
mysanantonio.com / Mon, 29 Dec 2014 12:31:27 UT
A criminal complaint filed in Ozaukee (oh-ZAH'-kee) County charges Diamond with second-degree recklessly endangering safety, disorderly conduct and carrying a concealed weapon. A criminal complaint says Diamond and his fiancee got into a tussle with two men and a woman at the Grand Avenue Saloon Thursday night.
US responses to NKorea nuke, missile tests will upset China
wacotrib.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:14:01 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korean nuclear and rocket tests are drawing quick responses from the U.S. that will upset a supposed partner against Pyongyang's weapons development — China.
Gov’t report: Drop in uninsured in 8 states
wacotrib.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:20:43 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the pr
World stocks down on growth jitters, Japan dives 5.4 percent
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:12:34 -0600
Global markets sank Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo, as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks.
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