Drug traffickers to get reduced sentences
amarillo.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:19:24 +0000
In the federal court system’s north Texas district, 286 inmates have been granted an average of a 23-month retroactive sentence reduction on drug trafficking charges because of a change in the United States Sentencing Commission’s guidelines.
Leaders of warming Earth meet in Paris to cut emissions
oaoa.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 02:02:00 -0600
LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Some 150 world leaders including President Barack Obama are joining U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday in kicking off two weeks of high-stakes climate talks near Paris
Day after players-only meeting, Redskins beat Giants 20-14
wacotrib.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:15:13 -0600
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — The day before hosting the New York Giants with the NFC East lead on the line, safety Dashon Goldson and some other members of the Washington Redskins spoke up at a players-only m
Community center in Stamford will provide hope
ReporterNews.com / Sun, 29 Nov 2015 19:12:00 PST
Group of community volunteers turning old church into community center.
Timeline of key events in UN effort against climate change
oaoa.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 02:53:52 -0600
PARIS (AP) — After decades of warnings from scientists that greenhouse gas emissions were warming the planet, governments started coming together in the 1980s to combat the problem. Here's a timeline
Vatican leaks trial to hear first testimony
oaoa.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:10:22 -0600
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A Spanish monsignor, a pair of Italian journalists and two others are defending themselves at a Vatican trial for the leak of confidential information detailing alleged greed, wast
How can people safely take control from a self-driving car?
oaoa.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 02:20:55 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — New cars that can steer and brake themselves risk lulling people in the driver's seat into a false sense of security — and even to sleep. One way to keep people alert may be providi
Reclusive suspect’s words draw focus to abortion rights fight
tdtnews.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:09:00 -0600
Robert Lewis Dear told authorities “no more baby parts” after being arrested for the shooting of a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic, according to a law enforcement official, part of a rambling statement that investigators are parsing to understand the reasoning behind an assault that left three dead.Colorado Springs Police on Sunday said they would not disclose any information on the motive for the attack, a move that guarantees further speculation over the intention of Dear, whom acquaintances described as an odd, reclusive loner, as he prepares for his initial appearance in state court today.Planned Parenthood cited witnesses as saying the gunman was motivated by his opposition to abortion. He killed a police officer and two civilians who were accompanying separate friends to the clinic: Jennifer Markovsky, 36, a mother of two and Ke’Arre Stewart, 29, an Iraq War veteran and father of two.
Dallas man caught in stolen pickup faces sex crime charges
wacotrib.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 01:38:46 -0600
DALLAS (AP) — A man is facing sex crime charges after police caught him in a stolen pickup truck with a 16-year-old girl he had sex with and forced into prostitution.
Obama, Xi to meet on sidelines of Paris climate conference
wacotrib.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 02:26:25 -0600
PARIS (AP) — It's a meeting of the world's top two carbon polluters as President Barack Obama and China's leader pull up chairs at the Paris climate conference to discuss efforts to fight global warmi
Latest from the NFL: Gronkowski carted off after hit to knee
wacotrib.com / Sun, 29 Nov 2015 22:34:07 -0600
The latest from NFL games around the league on the 12th Sunday of the season (all times EST):
Obama, Xi tout close US-China climate coordination
wacotrib.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:52:06 -0600
PARIS (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday touted close U.S. cooperation with China on climate change as vital to world efforts to slow global warming, even as he acknowledged persistent difference
Last Boeing C-17 leaves Southern California assembly plant
wacotrib.com / Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:21:51 -0600
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The last C-17 Globemaster III built at a Southern California Boeing plant soared into history on Sunday with a flyover that marked the end of an era for the region's once-thr
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