World Vision says hundreds affected by Solomon Islands quake
oaoa.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 03:39:57 -0600
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Hundreds of people in remote parts of the Solomon Islands have had their homes damaged or destroyed by a powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake that struck Friday, an aid org
Purchasing board makes offer to Arlington’s purchasing manager
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 8 Dec 2016 10:32:09 -0500
El Paso County is closer to having a permanent purchasing agent — a position that has been vacant since May.
Defense Secretary Carter makes surprise visit to Afghanistan
oaoa.com / Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:43:44 -0600
BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. defense Secretary Ash Carter is making an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to consult with military commanders and deliver a pre-holiday pep talk to U.S. troop
Courthouse in El Paso to honor R.E. Thomason
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 8 Dec 2016 22:44:18 -0500
The president OK'd naming El Paso's former federal courthouse the R.E. Thomason Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse.
Plano West versus Del Valle Boys Basketball
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 8 Dec 2016 21:26:29 -0500
Iraq prepares for new fight against post-Mosul IS
oaoa.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:27:39 -0600
BAGHDAD (AP) — With the Islamic State group's "caliphate" seemingly nearing its downfall in Iraq, the country's security agencies are preparing for a different fight against the militants, shifting aw
1,500 Fort Bliss soldiers to deploy to Afghanistan
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:07:11 -0500
The deployment is part of the regular rotation of forces to Afghanistan in the training and advisory mission known as Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
The Latest: S. Korea says no change in policy toward North
oaoa.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 02:55:38 -0600
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the impeachment of South Korean President Park Geun-hye (all times local):
WADA investigator to publish new report on Russian doping
oaoa.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:03:53 -0600
LONDON (AP) — The Olympic world is bracing for more evidence of systematic Russian doping.
Indonesia president visits quake survivors, vows to rebuild
oaoa.com / Fri, 09 Dec 2016 01:39:10 -0600
TRINGGADING, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's president traveled Friday to areas of Aceh province devastated by a magnitude 6.5 earthquake, as estimates of the number of displaced people swelled, and vowe
Woman arrested in West El Paso apartment fire
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 8 Dec 2016 17:26:53 -0500
A woman was arrested in connection to a September fire in West El Paso, El Paso Fire Department officials announced in a news release Thursday.
Aid groups descend on Indonesia quake zone; deaths reach 102
oaoa.com / Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:37:55 -0600
MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the government promised tons of emergency aid and officials raced to assess the full extent of
Meetings seek feedback on 2 Sun City Lights plans
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 9 Dec 2016 03:02:24 -0500
The city is having community meetings for the Sun City Lights projects for the Paseo de las Luces and Kern Place.
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