|
|
Bastrop Daily Enterprise - Bastrop, LA
Updated at 12:42 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " A wave of airstrikes and shelling killed more than 60 people in less than 24 hours in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, monitors and activists said Thursday. The contested city is now one of the main battlegrounds of Syria's devastating civil war, with a cease-fire that has collapsed and peace talks in Geneva stalled. At least 27 people died as a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders and the International Committee for the Red Cross and nearby buildings were hit...

Updated at 12:38 PM

PITTSBURGH (AP) " Police say a Pittsburgh man driving a stolen car ditched the vehicle and jumped into a river to escape from authorities. Police say after being captured, he fled naked from a hospital and hid inside a dumpster. Police...

Updated at 12:35 PM

BAGHDAD (AP) " Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Baghdad on Thursday on a visit intended to help Iraqi leaders resolve a political crisis that has hindered efforts to defeat the Islamic State group. Biden landed at midday after an...

Updated at 12:33 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation for approximately $3.55 billion. DreamWorks stockholders will receive $41 for each share they own. That's a 24 percent premium to the company's Wednesday closing price of $32.20. The...

Updated at 12:26 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) " An Indiana University student who is a poet and a performer has been named the Indianapolis 500's first official poet since the early 20th century.

Updated at 12:20 PM

Abbott Laboratories will spend $19.3 billion to buy St. Jude Medical Inc. in a cash-stock deal that aims to strengthen the medical device maker's stake in cardiovascular care. Shares of North Chicago, Illinois-based Abbott plunged, while...

Updated at 12:13 PM

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) " An Apple employee that the company described as "young and talented" was found dead in a conference room inside Apple's world headquarters in California, authorities said.

Updated at 12:00 PM

ATLANTA (AP) " Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim that Hillary Clinton is playing "the woman's card" has drawn intense backlash, from the Democratic front-runner herself as well as tens of thousands of critics on social...

Updated at 11:56 AM

Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) and Lucious' (

Updated at 11:54 AM

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) " A Connecticut high school history teacher chosen as the National Teacher of the Year on Thursday says she was surrounded by poverty, drugs and violence as a child but imagined other possibilities for her life with help from...

Updated at 11:52 AM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russia on Thursday successfully launched the first rocket from its new space facility after a last-minute delay the day before. The Soyuz 2.1a booster blasted off from the Vostochny Cosmodrome in the Russian Far East in the...

NEXT 10  »
«  PREV 10

Events Calendar