Watson takes 1-shot lead at Barclays as Spieth misses cut
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:35:52 -0500
EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth lost out on a chance to play the weekend at The Barclays. He also lost his No. 1 ranking.
Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:04:54 -0500
SEATTLE (AP) — A year to the day after praising Jack Zduriencik as he was rewarded with a contract extension, Seattle Mariners President Kevin Mather found himself speaking with ownership this week on
Europe rethinks train security after Americans thwart attack
wacotrib.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 02:46:19 -0500
PARIS (AP) — European security and transport chiefs are urgently reconsidering train security after American passengers thwarted an Islamic extremist attack on a high-speed trip from Amsterdam to Pari
Extremists kill 28 in villages in northeastern Nigeria
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:57:59 -0500
BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 28 people during attacks on remote villages in northeast Nigeria, members of a civilian defense group said on Friday.
Tropical storm weakens, but leaves 20 dead in Caribbean
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 23:08:18 -0500
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika was losing its punch as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic early Saturday, but it left devastation in its path, killing at least
Asarco shutting Arizona copper concentrator, cutting mining
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:21:17 -0500
HAYDEN, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson, Arizona-based copper-mining giant Asarco is shutting down operations of its Hayden concentrator, resulting in the potential loss of more than 200 jobs.
Mexico adoption-for-cash scheme took babies from mothers
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:05:34 -0500
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A child welfare official in northern Mexico took at least nine babies from poor or drug-addicted mothers and offered them to adoptive parents in exchange for payments ranging from $
Cecil and Caitlyn heat up the Halloween costume wars early
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:45:41 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween?
7 killed, 2 injured in poison exposure at China paper mill
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:22:07 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — Seven workers were killed and two injured after exposure to poisonous gasses at a paper mill in central China, authorities said Saturday, in the latest in a spate of deadly accidents to
Pier 36 closes: Marina found to be in violation of health, safety standards
tdtnews.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:37:00 -0500
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed the Pier 36/Lake Belton Marina on Friday because of health and safety issues caused by weather damage, Fort Worth District spokesman Clay Church said in a news release.Jeff Lagow, marina owner, was responsible for notifying tenants about the closure, but Church said the Corps had no confirmation Friday as to whether or not he received the served documents. Regardless of whether Lagow notified them, barricades and signs were scheduled to be placed at the marina beginning Friday afternoon, Church said.
Bryan County Sheriff’s Office investigating possible child drugging at Durant daycare
heralddemocrat.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:44:09 +0000
DURANT, Okla. — A Durant-area daycare is under investigation for child abuse due to reports that employees gave children Benadryl to make them sleep.
Stopping for funerals
tdtnews.com / Sat, 29 Aug 2015 04:00:00 -0500
Thank you to James Bowen for his July 12 letter to the editor about people not stopping for funeral processions. It really irritates me too.
Donald Trump speaks at $100-per-person event near Boston
wacotrib.com / Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:52:33 -0500
NORWOOD, Mass. (AP) — Donald Trump held a $100-per-person campaign event — which he repeatedly insisted wasn't a fundraiser — outside of Boston on Friday evening as he backpedaled on his previous pled
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