Royal Bank of Scotland sale raises $3.3 billion
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:30:30 -0500
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. government says it has sold 5.4 percent of taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland for 2.1 billion pounds ($3.3 billion) as it begins to shed a stake acquired at the height of the
Kerry pushes Asia trade pact in Singapore
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:35:01 -0500
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Tuesday for countries negotiating a major Pacific Rim trade deal to overcome differences that have stalled its conclusion.
Pakistan executes man who killed child as minor
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:14:55 -0500
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani prison official says authorities have executed a man convicted of killing a 7-year-old boy in 2004, when he himself was 14 years old.
Mormon church to release more documents from founder
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:45:06 -0500
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is taking another step in its push to be more transparent, and is releasing more historical documents that shed light on how Joseph Smith formed the religion.
APNewsBreak: Officials puzzled over Yosemite jumpers’ deaths
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:10:43 -0500
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators have ruled the deaths of two wingsuit fliers who died earlier this year in California's Yosemite National Park as accidental, but the reasons why they died remain a
Former Dallas teacher gets probation for sexual assault
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:38:44 -0500
DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas Independent School District teacher and coach has received probation for sexually assaulting a student and having an improper relationship with another.
Wealthy conservatives cap Koch brothers weekend with pledges
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:15:22 -0500
DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — One by one, the wealthy conservative donors stood up Monday and pledged millions of dollars to the favorite causes of billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch.
SWAT standoff ends in arrest in Central El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 3 Aug 2015 23:11:15 MDT
A suspected fugitive surrendered after a three-hour SWAT standoff Monday evening near the Five Points area of Central El Paso.
Temple call for tall grass too much
tdtnews.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 04:00:00 -0500
This is in response to the article in the July 12 paper about the City Council debate regarding city residential landscaping and increasing the maximum grass heights from 9 inches to 48 inches (4 feet
Open Carry Texas has new leader
tdtnews.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 00:00:00 -0500
Open Carry Texas now has a new leader because its founder and president, Christopher “C.J.” Grisham, recently stepped down to pursue a possible bid for Texas Senate District 24, according to a press r
Debate stage drama: GOP awaits top 10 announcement
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 02:10:08 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The jam-packed Republican presidential field will shrink considerably for the first formal debate of the 2016 primary season when Fox News announces Tuesday which 10 presidential hop
Ramirez tries vault, tagged out in 9th; Chisox fall to Rays
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 01:19:38 -0500
CHICAGO (AP) — Alexei Ramirez made a valiant effort, that's for sure.
Afghan Taliban denounce ‘propaganda’ against their movement
wacotrib.com / Tue, 04 Aug 2015 03:56:52 -0500
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban have urged followers to disregard "enemy propaganda" about fractures in the movement and unite behind their new leader.
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