China factory indexes ebb in new sign of economic weakness
wacotrib.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:52:11 -0500
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese manufacturing showed further signs of weakness in August, adding to evidence of an inexorable slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy despite recent government efforts to suppor
Legals experts: No criminal trouble for Hillary Clinton so far
tdtnews.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:19:00 -0500
Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.Some Republicans, including leading GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, have called Clinton’s actions criminal and compared her situation to that of David Petraeus, the former CIA director who was prosecuted after giving top secret information to his paramour. Others have cited the case of another past CIA chief, John Deutch, who took highly classified material home.But in both of those cases, no one disputed that the information was highly classified and in many cases top secret. Petraeus pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor; Deutch was pardoned by President Bill Clinton.
Will clerk issue gay marriage licenses after court ruling?
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 03:34:32 -0500
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled against the county clerk who refused to issue gay marriage licenses, leaving her with perhaps her toughest decision yet: Hand out licenses or risk potentia
Briles says No. 4 Baylor not distracted by investigation
wacotrib.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:57:07 -0500
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Art Briles said Monday that his team isn't distracted by the school president's call for an independent investigation into the handling of a sexual assault complaint ag
Ross shuts down Rangers, hits RBI single in 7-0 Padres win
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:46:46 -0500
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tyson Ross had it all working Monday night: pitching, hitting and sportsmanship toward a good friend and former teammate.
Houston chain opens East El Paso ER, another on the way
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:22:06 MDT
Neighbors Emergency Center, a Houston area-based chain of freestanding emergency rooms, recently opened the first of two East El Paso locations.
Fans show up early to buy crosstown tickets
ReporterNews.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:33:26 GMT
Tickets for the game went on sale Monday at 5 p.m. on the east side of Shotwell Stadium.
Tioga welcomes first senior class in over 40 years
heralddemocrat.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 23:19:50 +0000
TIOGA — For the first time since 1961, Tioga Independent School District welcomed a senior class to its final chapter of high school. Twenty-six seniors have graciously accepted the challenge of paving the way for future students of Tioga High School.
House ag chair Conaway talks food stamps, Obama’s honeybee ‘infatuation’ during Lubbock event
lubbockonline.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:11:48 +0000
The federal food stamp program needs a closer look and possibly some adjustments, the U.S. House of Representatives’ agriculture committee chairman said Monday.
Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Midland, talked a host of issues, including what he calls President Barack Obama’s “infatuation” with honeybee related issues during the Plains Ginners Association’s annual meeting in Lubbock.
Conaway described the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Harvard business professor is Dallas Fed’s new CEO
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:13:03 MDT
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, with a branch in El Paso, will have a new chief executive officer beginning Sept. 8.
Fireworks disturb resident
tdtnews.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:52:00 -0500
Fireworks are not always cause for celebration, according to a Temple resident.People living near the Wildflower Country Club heard two separate firework shows over the past month. “I would love to know why and how they are allowed to shoot off the fireworks that were fired off the other night between 9:30 and 10 p.m.,” Temple resident Debbie Huey said. “I understand fireworks to be illegal in the city limits.”
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
wacotrib.com / Mon, 31 Aug 2015 20:02:07 -0500
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:
World shares drop after bleak China manufacturing
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Sep 2015 04:08:46 -0500
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets sagged Tuesday as gloomy manufacturing data from China and weak investment figures in Japan augured further uncertainty for investors after a brutal August.
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