Rangers, Canadiens out to clinch 1st-round series
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:17:36 -0500
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Blowouts are rare this time of year in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Historic road bill by state Rep. Joe Pickett gains traction
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:10:05 MDT
AUSTIN — A proposal that would increase Texas transportation funding by almost half is gaining momentum in the Legislature.
Rooftop restaurant provides rare bright spot in Gaza
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:10:56 -0500
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — When nightfall descends upon Gaza, the glittering lights of the Level Up restaurant seem to be the only bright spot in this darkened city.
Grand jury clears 2 Dallas police officers in fatal shooting
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:58:05 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — A grand jury has declined to indict two Dallas police officers who fatally shot a man armed with a screwdriver last year.
Police: Stage collapses at Indiana school; more than 12 hurt
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:05:52 -0500
WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — More than a dozen people were injured after a stage filled with students collapsed during a musical performance at a central Indiana high school Thursday night, authorities said
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.
China, Japan stocks fall on data, Nasdaq boosts some markets
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:43:36 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese and Japanese stocks fell Friday on weaker global manufacturing data while Europe and some Asian benchmarks rose after the U.S. Nasdaq index hit a new high.
After rescue, a long, agonizing wait for migrants in Italy
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:07:44 -0500
MINEO, Sicily (AP) — Silla Zelia, a 23-year-old from Ivory Coast, is stuck in Italy's largest migrant center with nowhere to go after her asylum application was twice rejected and she lost contact wit
Wells Fargo branches in El Paso holding Teen Financial Education Day
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:40:56 MDT
Teen Financial Education Day will be held at nine Wells Fargo bank branches in El Paso Saturday, and at two branches today, bank officials reported.
Fort Worth crew rescues stranded ATV riders in river
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:07:14 -0500
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Fort Worth authorities have rescued two men who became stranded after trying to cross a river on their all-terrain vehicles.
YWCA luncheon speaker tells audience to know who they want to be
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:06:44 MDT
Those who attended the YWCA's 22nd annual Women's Luncheon enjoyed getting "out of the box" in body and mind Thursday at the Abraham Chavez Theatre.
Unusual ice cream recalls raise questions about cause
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 02:18:56 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major recalls from two well-known ice cream companies due to the discovery of listeria bacteria raise questions about how the pathogen could have contaminated multiple ice cream manu
Iraqi boy’s dream of becoming dancer defied threats, borders
wacotrib.com / Fri, 24 Apr 2015 01:27:44 -0500
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — As a boy in pre-war Baghdad, Adil Faraj dreamed of becoming a dancer, inspired by a Michael Jackson performance he watched on DVD.
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