For Ivanka Trump, rising profile comes with backlash
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:00:21 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — She has a West Wing office, facetime with world leaders and unrivaled access to the president. And as Ivanka Trump's White House role grows, so does the backlash.
UK negotiator denies govt is blackmailing EU on security
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:22:55 -0500
LONDON (AP) — Britain's chief negotiator in the country's divorce from the European Union is rejecting the suggestion that the government has threatened to end security cooperation unless it gets the trade deal it wants.
Muslim immigrant to join California lieutenant governor race
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:03:58 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Pakistani-born doctor announced Wednesday that he is joining the 2018 race for lieutenant governor on a platform of saving the Affordable Care Act, providing free community college education and fighting what he termed "Donald Trump's…
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Roadrunner Cash’ game
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:58:10 -0500
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New Mexico Lottery's "Roadrunner Cash" game were:
Baseball’s new trend: Saying ‘NO’ to ground balls
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:25:16 -0500
Josh Donaldson and Reggie Jackson stood off to the third base side of the batting cage, a pair of former American League MVPs discussing their craft in spring training. When the Blue Jays star hopped
Poll: Americans dislike GOP’s, Trump’s plan on health care
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:47:25 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Note to President Donald Trump and House Republicans: People really don't like your approach to overhauling America's health care. If you're hoping to revive the effort, you may want
Amid Brexit, Lloyd’s of London sets up office in Brussels
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:02:22 -0500
LONDON (AP) — Lloyd's of London is setting up a subsidiary in Brussels so that it can continue to write insurance in Europe once Britain leaves the European Union.
Agreement to end ‘bathroom bill’ but are there enough votes?
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:48:07 -0500
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican legislative leaders in North Carolina and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper say they have an agreement to end the state's so-called "bathroom bill" that they hope will drive a
Toddler in stable condition after being run over on beach
valleystar.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:05:00 -0500
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — The 3-year-old girl who was hit and run over by a motorist a mile north of beach access 5 remains in stable condition according to Cameron County Park Rangers Chief of Police Hora
Ethiopia extends state of emergency by 4 months
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:07:34 -0500
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers have voted to extend the state of emergency declared six months ago for an additional four months.
Distraction citied as pedestrian deaths spiked in 2016
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:55:49 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pedestrian deaths are climbing faster than motorist fatalities, reaching nearly 6,000 deaths last year — the highest total in more than two decades, according to an analysis of preliminary state data released Thursday.
Federal agency refuses to ban pesticide used on crops
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 02:03:05 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration denied a petition by environmental groups that sought to ban a common pesticide used on citrus fruits, apples, cherries and other crops, reversing a push by the Obama administration to revoke all uses…
Today in History
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:01:03 -0500
Today in History
Rio Grande Valley