Trump to order aluminum imports investigation
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:21:08 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will direct his administration Thursday to expedite a new investigation into whether aluminum imports are jeopardizing U.S. national security.
Observers: Large explosion rocks Syrian capital
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:16:30 -0500
BEIRUT (AP) — A large explosion rocked the Syrian capital early Thursday, followed by a fire near the Damascus airport, Syrian opposition activists and a monitor said.
Mysterious drop in prized bait worms threatens a way of life
oaoa.com / Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:20:44 -0500
WOOLWICH, Maine (AP) — Dan Harrington makes his living unearthing marine worms by hacking away at mudflats with a tool that resembles the business end of an old steel rake.
Today in History
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:01:07 -0500
Today in History
Car flips, injures driver on North Freeway in Houston
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:06:24 UT
A crash on I-45 North late Tuesday night resulted in a flipped car and injured driver, local television stations report.
Businesses like Trump tax plan, but they won’t rush to hire
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:12:57 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Giving workers a raise, investing in new machinery. Small business owners have long wish lists to choose from if the Trump administration's plan to lower tax rates becomes law — but most don't expect to go…
AstraZeneca Q1 upbeat on cancer drugs despite Q1 sales drop
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:07:32 -0500
LONDON (AP) — Anglo-Swedish drugmaker AstraZeneca says first-quarter revenue fell amid declining sales of cholesterol treatment Crestor, which lost patent protection last year.
Thai prosecutors to seek arrest warrant for Red Bull heir
oaoa.com / Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:36:54 -0500
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai prosecutors will ask police to issue an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull fortune if he does not show up to face charges over an alleged hit-and-run that killed a police o
UAE’s first solar-powered gas station opens in Dubai
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:22:35 -0500
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A government oil company in the United Arab Emirates says it has opened the country's first solar-powered gas station in Dubai.
Update: Jack in the Box robbery/shootout suspect released from hospital as another still in critical
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:48:56 UT
One of the wounded teens suspected in an armed robbery at a Jack in the Box that ended in a shootout with police has left the hospital and been booked into jail, while the other wounded suspect remains hospitalized in critical condition, sheriff's officials said. Two suspects' mugshots have been released.
Xavier Cox, 17, was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury after the crew of teens allegedly fired at police at the restaurant in northwest Harris County, the sheriff's office said. Since then he has been discharged from the hospital and booked into the Harris County Jail.
The Latest: Explosion, fire reported near Damascus airport
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:07:31 -0500
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily Game’ game
wacotrib.com / Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:16:07 -0500
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Daily Game" game were:
Texas poised to ban sanctuary cities
tdtnews.com / Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:12:00 -0500
Texas Republicans were poised Wednesday to take a big step toward banning “sanctuary cities” in their state, debating a bill through which police chiefs and sheriffs could even be jailed for not coope
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