Pakistan expresses shock over deaths of US, Italian hostage
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:15:03 -0500
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has expressed "shock and sorrow" over the inadvertent deaths of an American and an Italian hostage held by al-Qaida in a U.S. drone strike in January near the Afghan border.
Mexican consul, doctors unveil Juárez medical tourism initiative
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:04:20 MDT
People needing a dentist or eye doctor should consider traveling to Juárez, to receive quality care by certified specialists and at affordable prices, Mexican officials and doctors said during a news conference Thursday in El Paso.
German business confidence posts sixth straight increase
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 04:15:17 -0500
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A closely watched survey of optimism among German businesses shows that confidence grew for a sixth straight month in Europe's biggest economy.
Man arrested at residence where assault reportedly happened
Esteban “Rico” Garza, 43, of Cameron was arrested Thursday by Cameron Police Department officers, an update to a Wednesday press release said.Cameron officers were looking for Garza in connection wit
Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of ‘deadly mistakes’
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:30:05 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the "heartbreaking tragedy" of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in the f
HSBC considers moving headquarters from Britain
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 04:10:17 -0500
LONDON (AP) — HSBC says it is considering moving its headquarters from Britain in the wake of "regulatory and structural reforms" imposed after the 2008 financial crisis.
Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:42:02 -0500
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, an event which
Italian police in sweep for terror suspects
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:14:56 -0500
MILAN (AP) — Italian police say they are making arrests of suspected members of an Islamic terror ring which allegedly helped execute attacks in Pakistan, including the market bombing that killed more
Opposing death penalty
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Glossip v. Gross, an Oklahoma case that challenges the most widely used lethal injection protocol as cruel and unusual punishment.
Controversial pretrial services office closer to getting established in El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:00:39 MDT
A controversial pretrial services office, which is supposed to save the county money but is being opposed by bondsmen, is closer to getting established.
AstraZeneca profit falls as patent expires on heartburn drug
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:55:51 -0500
LONDON (AP) — Anglo-Swedish drug-maker AstraZeneca PLC reported a 7 percent fall in net profit for the first quarter of 2015, as cheaper copies of one of its best-sellers ate into sales.
Petraeus sentenced to 2 years’ probation for military leak
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:10:14 -0500
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — His outstanding career in the military and national security has been ruined; so have his political aspirations, because he provided classified information to his mistress.
Rep. White should ‘love thy neighbor’
“... Thou shalt love they neighbor as thyself. ...” (Mark 12:31) No qualifiers were given.
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