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US: IS earns $1M per day in black market oil sales

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Islamic State militants are raking in money at a remarkable rate, earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales alone, a Treasury Department official said Thursday.
Oct 23, 2014

Militants making money: US estimates ISIS earning $1M per day in black market oil sales | star-telegram.com/2014/10/23/622… +@startelegram #isis #oil

El Nino still a no-show in Texas, but in forecast

star-telegram.com — El Nino is proving to be finicky. The rain-producing weather pattern was expected to arrive in Texas by now. But the outlook for rain across much of the state through the end of October and into early November doesn't look promising.
Oct 23, 2014

Waiting for El Nino: The rain-producing weather pattern was supposed to be in Texas by now, but it's not | star-telegram.com/2014/10/23/622… #drought

Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying to grab the gun of the officer who killed him.
Oct 23, 2014

Expert: Autopsy shows Brown shot at close range in a struggle, but can't conclude whether he went for officer's gun | star-telegram.com/2014/10/22/622…

Parents of Ottawa shooter's statement to AP

star-telegram.com — The following is the full text of a statement issued to The Associated Press by the parents Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the man authorities say killed a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial, then stormed Parliament before being shot dead. The statement was in response to an AP email which asked about reports that their son was mentally unstable or otherwise vulnerable.
Oct 23, 2014

Heart-wrenching statement: Mom of Ottawa shooter says her son "was lost and did not fit in." star-telegram.com/2014/10/23/622… #canada

American Airlines posts record $942 million profit

star-telegram.com — Have more to add? News tip? Tell us American Airlines Group made almost a billion dollars in profit in the third quarter, the best quarterly financial performance for the Fort Worth-based carrier in its history. The company said today it posted a $942 million profit as it generated $11.1 billion in revenues for the quarter.
Oct 23, 2014

Cha-ching! American Airlines posts record $942 million profit | Airlines and Aviation | Dallas Busi... star-telegram.com/2014/10/23/622… +@startelegram

American CEO Parker: biggest integration tasks lie ahead

blogs.star-telegram.com — In his quarterly message to employees, American Airlines chief executive Doug Parker said the biggest integration tasks for the merger between American and US Airways lie ahead. Next year, the Fort Worth-based carrier hopes to achieve its single operating certificate and combine its reservations systems. "But what we have accomplished so far gives us confidence that we are on the right track together," Parker wrote.
Oct 23, 2014

American CEO Parker: biggest integration tasks lie ahead: In his quarterly message to employees, American Airl... bit.ly/1D0ZmTs

After winning gold in the Cliburn, Ukrainian now calls Fort Worth home

star-telegram.com — Bass Hall, Fort Worth * $20-$85 * 817-665-6000, www.fwsymphony.org Have more to add? News tip? Tell us Playing Prokofiev under the stage lights of Bass Hall is more than just familiar for Cliburn gold medal winner Vadym Kholodenko. For Kholodenko, it's now home.
Oct 23, 2014

After winning gold in the Cliburn, Ukrainian now calls Fort Worth home, Andrea Ahles reports | star-telegram.com/2014/10/22/622… #cliburn