Colombian fisherman reunited with family after weeks adrift
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 00:43:36 -0500
HONOLULU (AP) — A Colombian fisherman has been reunited with his wife and family after spending two months adrift in the Pacific Ocean, an ordeal that he says left his three shipmates dead.
Vote-counting taking place across Britain
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 03:38:33 -0500
LONDON (AP) — Voters punished the opposition Labour Party in Scotland as the first results appeared Friday for local and regional elections across the United Kingdom.
Pakistan treating 2 brothers who become paralyzed each night
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 02:26:58 -0500
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Doctors in Pakistan are mystified by the case of two brothers who have come to be known as the "solar kids."
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3’ game
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 01:52:03 -0500
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Louisiana Lottery's "Pick 3" game were:
Bangladesh professor under 24-hour armed guard after threats
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 02:57:42 -0500
NEW DELHI (AP) — After a Dhaka University professor asked a woman to remove her veil during his class, Muslim extremists called for his death, posting his personal details online along with tips on ho
Judge to consider timing of Trump University trial
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 02:00:26 -0500
SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel has said he wanted a trial by the middle of this year in a federal class-action lawsuit against Donald Trump by students of Trump University who say
Gucci sorry for warning to Hong Kong funeral offering shops
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 03:44:41 -0500
HONG KONG (AP) — Gucci and its parent company apologized Friday after drawing heavy criticism for warning some Hong Kong shops not to sell paper offerings for the deceased that resembled the fashion b
SpaceX lands rocket at sea 2nd time after satellite launch
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 02:37:49 -0500
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the second month in a row, the aerospace upstart SpaceX landed a rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese commu
Islanders look for win amid improved play against Lightning
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 03:00:03 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a disappointing overtime loss in their last game, the New York Islanders were pleased with their improved play.
Israeli cowboys live frontier life on Syria’s doorstep
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 03:37:28 -0500
KIDMAT ZVI, Golan Heights (AP) — With his wide-brimmed hat, Wrangler jeans and ornate belt buckle, Yehiel Alon could easily pass for one of the Montana ranchers he once worked with. But the 53-year-ol
Rea takes no-hit bid into 7th; Padres beat Mets 5-3
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 00:54:15 -0500
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The shift helped keep Colin Rea's no-hit bid going into the seventh inning, and then a shift cost the right-hander a chance at the San Diego Padres' ever-elusive gem.
US jobs report will show if hiring is still defying slow GDP
oaoa.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 02:00:53 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers have been hiring at a healthy clip for six months even as the economy has slowed to an anemic pace. Friday's jobs report for April will help answer a key question:
Quotations in the News
wacotrib.com / Fri, 06 May 2016 02:00:59 -0500
"I have never had such happiness like this in my life." — Truck driver Stephen Onyango, after his wife, 24-year-old Elizabeth Night Odhiambo, was found alive in the rubble of an apartment building tha
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