US fears rise of jihadists in moderate Bangladesh
oaoa.com / Fri, 29 Apr 2016 02:47:38 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The slaying in Bangladesh of a U.S. Agency for International Development employee has intensified U.S. concern that the strategically located South Asian country with traditions of r
Sherman Chamber golf tournament set for May 6
heralddemocrat.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:58:59 +0000
The Sherman Chamber of Commerce will hold its 5th Annual Golf Tournament May 6, beginning at 9 a.m. at Stone Creek Golf Club in Sherman.
Japan abandons costly X-ray satellite lost in space
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:27:28 -0500
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's space agency has abandoned its efforts to restore the operations of a multimillion-dollar satellite that was to probe the mysteries of black holes using X-ray telescopes.
Hawaii police make arrest in attack on endangered seal
oaoa.com / Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:29:18 -0500
LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Authorities in Hawaii have made an arrest in connection with an attack on an endangered monk seal that was caught on video.
Mental illness focus of defense in hit-and-run bench trial
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:51:25 +0000
Penny Valadez recalled in the 364th District Court Thursday her confusion about two years ago when her daughter told her that her eldest son, Matthew, had been killed.
“Who would kill Matt?” she said. “Everybody liked him.”
Then she learned her son was involved in a hit-and-run collision while he was jogging in West Lubbock.
Polls open in key runoff parliamentary election in Iran
wacotrib.com / Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:42:35 -0500
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's parliamentary runoff elections got underway Friday, a key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani will control the legislature
House committee votes to require women to register for draft
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:29:00 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Women would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee's bill that comes just months after the Defense Department lifted all gender-based restrictions on front-line combat units.
TSTC-West Texas campuses to hold joint graduation ceremony
ReporterNews.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:27:00 PDT
More than 140 students from the four campuses will pick up their diploma for an associate degree in one of a number of programs offered at the two-year college.
2nd flu-related death reported in El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:30:43 -0400
A woman is the second person to die from the flu in El Paso this season, city public health officials said.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily Three-Evening’ game
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:13:04 -0500
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Indiana Lottery's "Daily Three-Evening" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Fantasy 5’ game
wacotrib.com / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:46:04 -0500
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:
Lubbock ambulance committee work remains confidential in search for ‘long-term solution’ to service
lubbockonline.com / Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:25:16 +0000
The committee charged with looking into Lubbock’s ambulance services has been given more time, while the city’s current agreement with University Medical Center to provide ambulance services has been renewed for one year.
Councilman Jeff Griffith, who’s chairing the Lubbock City Council-appointed committee, said discussions have been good, but the two meetings they’ve had so far have not been enough. Griffith proposed an extension on the committee at a Lubbock City Council meeting earlier this month, a motion that was unanimously approved.
Police in Washington state fatally shoot man with knife
wacotrib.com / Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:09:49 -0500
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Three Spokane officers fatally shot a man outside a homeless shelter after he approached them with a knife, police said.
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