The nation’s weather
wacotrib.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:31:08 -0500
Weather Underground Forecast for Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Global stocks lower on growth concern
wacotrib.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 04:02:51 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after weaker Chinese manufacturing and a cut in Europe's growth outlook fueled fears about the global economy.
After ships and planes, Chinese singers assert sea claims
wacotrib.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:43:11 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — China's military has dispatched ships and planes — even constructed new islands to assert its maritime claims. Now it's deploying a new set of tools to uphold Chinese sovereignty: Magic
EU countries could face fines for rejected refugees
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:00:51 -0500
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries that refuse to accept refugees under proposals to overhaul the EU's failed asylum laws could face large fines for each asylum seeker.
The Latest: Paris police, protesters scuffle over migrants
wacotrib.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 04:01:49 -0500
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local):
Iranian commander threatens to close Strait of Hormuz to US
wacotrib.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:36:22 -0500
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The deputy commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they "threaten" the
San Francisco officials save backyard pine tree from the ax
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:00:19 -0500
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A spindly pine tree standing all alone in a tiny backyard became an official landmark Tuesday in San Francisco, a city that boasts such picturesque sights as the Golden Gate Bridg
Syrian state media say rebel shelling kills 3 in Aleppo
wacotrib.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:47:28 -0500
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say three people have been killed in renewed rebel shelling of government-held areas in the deeply contested northern city of Aleppo.
Alaska town’s first liquor store in more than 40 years opens
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:08:06 -0500
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska town's first liquor store in more than 40 years has opened, and the police chief there worries he won't have enough officers to handle an expected spike in alcohol-r
Open carry discussion
tdtnews.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 04:00:00 -0500
I’m glad that my letters are generating discussion on the topic of open carry. It is revealing some typical and anticipated responses, as well as some that should be distressing to any freedom-loving
US Defense Sec’y Carter: Campaign against IS ‘far from over’
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:34:30 -0500
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — The combat death of an American Navy SEAL in Iraq shows that despite recent gains against the Islamic State in Iraq, "this fight is far from over," U.S. Defense Secretary Ash
Eurozone growth in ‘low gear’ at start of Q2
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:27:03 -0500
LONDON (AP) — A closely monitored survey is pointing to waning growth in the 19-country eurozone at the start of the second quarter of the year.
Royal Dutch Shell first quarter earnings down 58 percent
oaoa.com / Wed, 04 May 2016 03:04:54 -0500
LONDON (AP) — Oil company Royal Dutch Shell said first-quarter earnings plunged 58 percent as depressed crude prices create "hugely challenging times" for the energy industry.
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