Youth wing of Burundi’s ruling party accused of killings
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:08:51 -0600
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Members of the youth league of Burundi's ruling party have beaten, tortured and killed scores of people across the country in recent months, according to Human Rights Watch.
The Latest: Images show rescuers entering avalanche hotel
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 04:03:10 -0600
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):
Gambia president-elect plans inauguration in Senegal
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:58:47 -0600
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Gambia's president-elect says he will be sworn in to office Thursday at the Gambian embassy in neighboring Senegal, as his country's political crisis continues.
Theresa May seeks to convince business UK won’t close doors
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:57:54 -0600
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has sought to convince business leaders gathered at the World Economic Forum that the country remains committed to free trade and globaliza
Russian court rejects Yukos shareholder compensation
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:50:55 -0600
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Constitutional Court says a European ruling to pay nearly 1.9 billion euros ($2 billion) in compensation to shareholders of the defunct Yukos oil company cannot be enforced.
Europe’s Galileo satellites hit by anomalies
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:47:33 -0600
PARIS (AP) — The European Space Agency says it has opened an investigation into anomalies that have affected five of the first 18 Galileo satellites in orbit.
China defends trade stance after Trump appointee’s criticism
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:47:02 -0600
BEIJING (AP) — China's government defended itself Thursday as a supporter of free trade after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary criticized its tactics.
Ellen DeGeneres takes home 3 People’s Choice Awards
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:36:47 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres set a record at the People's Choice Awards , becoming the winningest entertainer in the show's history.
Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable transportation
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:34:25 -0600
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has the most aggressive renewable energy targets in the nation, aiming for its utilities to get 100 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2045.
The Latest: 3rd-seeded Radwanska out of Australian Open
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:32:20 -0600
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local):
In Wyoming, DeVos gun remark more about safety than politics
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:31:51 -0600
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — In grizzly country, comments by President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary that schools should have guns on campus to protect against the bears aren't a punch
Q&A: Nation’s 1st marijuana club law shrouded in questions
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:25:01 -0600
DENVER (AP) — Denver has started work on the nation's first law allowing marijuana clubs and use in public places such as coffee shops or art galleries. But the details about what those pot clubs woul
GOP governors who turned down Medicaid money have hands out
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 03:12:05 -0600
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law now have their hands out in hopes
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