Amid Brexit, Lloyd’s of London sets up office in Brussels
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:02:22 -0500
LONDON (AP) — Lloyd's of London is setting up a subsidiary in Brussels so that it can continue to write insurance in Europe once Britain leaves the European Union.
Pigeons to get birth control at one Texas university
houstonchronicle.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:26:03 UT
One Texas university is giving away birth control - to pigeons.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Roadrunner Cash’ game
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:58:10 -0500
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New Mexico Lottery's "Roadrunner Cash" game were:
Asia shares fall on China liquidity fear; Europe edges up
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:06:32 -0500
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets fell Thursday, led by a slide in Chinese shares on investor concerns about liquidity. European indexes edged higher as concerns waned over Britain's formal request to leave the European Union.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘5 Card Cash’ game
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:10:11 -0500
PHOENIX (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "5 Card Cash" game were:
S Korea’s Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:51:44 -0500
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's disgraced ex-President Park Geun-hye was being questioned Thursday by a court that will decide if she should be arrested over corruption allegations that have a
Westbrook scores 57 in Thunder’s 114-106 OT win over Magic
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:04:09 -0500
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 57 points — the most in a triple-double in NBA history — 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-106 overtime win over the Orlando Magic on…
The Nation’s Weather
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:30:23 -0500
The Nation's Weather for Thursday, March 30, 2017
Ethiopia extends state of emergency by 4 months
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 04:07:34 -0500
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers have voted to extend the state of emergency declared six months ago for an additional four months.
Judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump’s travel ban
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Mar 2017 23:14:46 -0500
HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban, preventing the government from suspending new visas for people from six Muslim-majority countries and halting the U.S. refugee program.
Baseball’s new trend: Saying ‘NO’ to ground balls
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:25:16 -0500
Josh Donaldson and Reggie Jackson stood off to the third base side of the batting cage, a pair of former American League MVPs discussing their craft in spring training. When the Blue Jays star hopped
In lab simulating harsh Mars climate, a nascent potato grows
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:30:04 -0500
LIMA, Peru (AP) — In a lab in the Peruvian capital of Lima, a simulator mimicking the harsh conditions found on Mars now contains a hint of life: a nascent potato plant.
AP EXPLAINS: Could Pell Grants work year-round?
wacotrib.com / Thu, 30 Mar 2017 03:16:02 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pell Grants have been a fixture of federal financial aid since the 1970s, helping about 8 million low-income students attend college each year.
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