French president revives political duo with his ex
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 02:00:49 -0500
PARIS (AP) — Someone has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings in Elysee Palace. It's no ordinary someone
Nepali villagers return to homes after river gets unblocked
wacotrib.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 23:28:48 -0500
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of villagers in northwestern Nepal were able to return to their homes Monday after a mountain river swept away debris from a landslide that had blocked it, allowing w
Texas Senate Democrats help ‘open-carry’ amendment
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 23:28:51 MDT
AUSTIN>> Legislation that critics said would render gun permits all but meaningless in Texas appeared Sunday night to have a strong chance of becoming law.
El Paso lawmaker beats back restrictions to military family tuition program
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 23:29:35 MDT
AUSTIN>> State Rep. Cesar Blanco, D-El Paso, led an effort Sunday that stopped restrictions to a state program that pays college tuition for the spouses and children of some military veterans.
Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious DC vehicle destroyed
wacotrib.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 23:49:31 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's
Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi
wacotrib.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 23:45:56 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview
John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 02:31:19 -0500
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That h
Soldier killed after shooting on fellow troops in Tunis
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 03:53:03 -0500
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's Defense Ministry says a Tunisian soldier has been killed after opening fire on fellow troops at military barracks in the capital Tunis.
Emergency wheat crop meeting set for Tuesday in Seaton
tdtnews.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 -0500
BELTON — The Bell Coun-ty wheat crop is at high risk for serious economic damage due to the wet weather this spring.
Greece’s leftist leaders reject call to miss debt payment
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 00:31:49 -0500
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will continue paying its debts, after its ruling Radical Left Coalition narrowly rejected a call by party hardliners to miss its next International Monetary Fund loan paym
Rockets respond to McHale’s old-school coaching approach
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 01:55:12 -0500
HOUSTON (AP) — Kevin McHale's stride is painful to watch.
Nigerian senator-elect to fight US extradition, drug charges
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 03:21:52 -0500
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian drug agents say a newly elected senator will appear in court to fight his extradition to the U.S. on 20-year-old drug charges. The case is related to the TV hit "Orange
New EPISD monitor Fred Liner experienced in aiding districts in crisis
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 23:27:36 MDT
Fred Liner knows he isn't wanted. The new, state-apointed monitor overseeing El Paso Independent School District said it's normal for residents and educators to wish he didn't have to do this job.
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