Houston group advises mosques not to answer state rep’s poll on Sharia law
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:55:49 UT
The Houston chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations is advising local mosques not to respond to a questionnaire from a state legislator. Mustafaa Carroll, executive director of the council in Houston, said some of the 100-plus mosques in the Houston area had received copies of the poll from Rep. Kyle Biedermann, R-Fredericksburg.
Asian markets mixed ahead of Trump’s inauguration
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:29:48 -0600
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Asian markets were mixed in cautious trading Friday ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. China's report that its economy grew at a 6.8 percent pace
Farmers battered by Thailand floods find a golden upside
oaoa.com / Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:09:33 -0600
BANG SAPHAN, Thailand (AP) — Nature regularly taunts the farmers of Thailand by flooding their fields, but this time she's tossed some of them a potential safety net: the chance to pan for gold.
Spurs C Gasol breaks finger during warmups, out indefinitely
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:09:30 -0600
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs center Pau Gasol is out indefinitely after breaking his left ring finger during pregame warmups Thursday night.
Silence, mourning since fatal crash turn to hope at Chapeco
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 21:55:54 -0600
CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) — Silence and mourning are slowly being replaced by boisterous fans and hope.
Scenes from the 2017 Black Tie and Boots inaugural ball
houstonchronicle.com / Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:57:18 UT
The 2017 Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball is an unofficial event related to the swearing-in of presidents.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Play3 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:13:13 -0600
ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Connecticut Lottery's "Play3 Night" game were:
NTSB releases preliminary report on Lake Erie plane crash
wacotrib.com / Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:27:09 -0600
CLEVELAND (AP) — The pilot of a plane that crashed into Lake Erie last month received his certification to fly that type of aircraft just 21 days before the fatal crash, according to the National Tran
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Cash 5’ game
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:28:08 -0600
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Indiana Lottery's "Cash 5" game were:
Judge limits access for deputy accused of bestiality video
houstonchronicle.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:15:52 UT
A former Harris County sheriff's deputy accused of possessing child pornography and producing pornography depicting bestiality must be supervised when he is with his 10-year-old daughter, a judge ruled Thursday.
China’s growth in 2016 slumps as Trump trade struggle looms
oaoa.com / Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:57:16 -0600
BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth sank to a three-decade low in 2016 as its struggling exporters brace for a possible trade battle with President-elect Donald Trump.
Marathon bombing film productions won’t detail tax credits
wacotrib.com / Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:10:50 -0600
BOSTON (AP) — Hollywood films about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings shot on location at the finish line and other landmarks last year to bring the story to the silver screen, but not all the for-pro
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Fantasy 5’ game
wacotrib.com / Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:52:04 -0600
ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Georgia Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:
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