Coach says Peterson can play for Vikings or not play at all
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 21:24:31 -0500
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Adrian Peterson spent the last five months sending vague and sometimes ambiguous messages about his desire or lack thereof to remain with the Minnesota Vikings.
Amarillo-area high schools gear up for graduation
amarillo.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 02:16:09 +0000
Many of the area’s high school students will don caps and gowns this weekend.
All of the Amarillo-area high school graduations will be held in Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan St., except for Canyon High School’s ceremony, which will be held at First United Bank Center, 3301 Fourth Ave. in Canyon.
Commencement times are:
■ Amarillo High School: 2 p.m. Saturday
■ Bushland High School: 7 p.m. today
■ Canyon High School: 7:30 p.m. Friday
Syria’s al-Qaida chief says no plans to attack the West
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 03:05:09 -0500
BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of al-Qaida's branch in Syria says they have no plans to attack the West and denies that the so-called Khorasan group exists.
Army chief of staff honors two young Fort Bliss soldiers as heroes
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 23:25:26 MDT
FORT BLISS >> Two young Fort Bliss soldiers say they were just doing their jobs as infantry men, but the Army says they are heroes.
Obama: Time left in office ‘really concentrates the mind’
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 18:33:24 -0500
MIAMI (AP) — President Barack Obama says the relatively short amount of time he has left in office "really concentrates the mind."
Blatter skips 3rd appearance, stays out of public view
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 03:57:20 -0500
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has skipped another speaking engagement as he avoids appearing in public for a second day.
Disabled students funneled out for truancy file complaint
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 19:10:42 -0500
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Disabled students say they were charged with truancy and funneled out of public schools, according to an official complaint they filed Wednesday, accusing 13 districts and the Tex
Sipp serves up Davis’ HR in Astros’ 5-4 loss to Orioles
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 20:49:34 -0500
BALTIMORE (AP) — It's been a tough week for Houston Astros left-hander Tony Sipp.
Paris leaders want fast expulsion of migrants from tent camp
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 01:24:35 -0500
PARIS (AP) — In the shadow of the famed Sacre Coeur basilica, hundreds of migrants have poured into a makeshift tent camp on a bridge over Eurostar train tracks to Britain — the country that many see
County expenses in biker cases could have major budget impact
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 19:01:00 -0500
As lawyers threaten civil rights lawsuits, seek bond reductions and clamor that their biker clients have done nothing wrong, McLennan County is spending $7,958 a day to house those jailed in the May 1
No sex assault charges for women in massage parlor sting
wacotrib.com / Wed, 27 May 2015 20:37:02 -0500
HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu's top prosecutor is dismissing cases against 16 women arrested in a massage parlor prostitution sting after the sex assault charges they faced drew criticism.
Elephant numbers plunge in Mozambique because of poachers
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 04:07:42 -0500
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Conservationists say the elephant population in Mozambique has dropped nearly 50 percent in the last five years because of poaching, but cite good news from Uganda, where the eleph
Etihad Airways profit jumps by over half to $73 million
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 May 2015 03:53:48 -0500
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' fast-growing national carrier, says its profit rose by more than half to $73 million last year as it boosted sales by carry
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