Giant python kills, swallows whole 25-year-old man – Orlando Sentinel

Toronto Star Giant python kills, swallows whole 25-year-old manOrlando SentinelA 23-foot python in Indonesia has swallowed and killed a 25-year-old man, according to local media. The giant snake's victim was a man named Akbar, who went missing Monday night, according to "… Akbar departs from his home at …Yoga on a plane? Here are a […]

London Stock Exchange CEO Watches His Biggest Merger Bet Die – Bloomberg

Bloomberg London Stock Exchange CEO Watches His Biggest Merger Bet DieBloombergThe biggest deal in former Goldman trader Xavier Rolet's career is dead, and so are his plans for imminent retirement. While Rolet, chief executive officer of the London Stock Exchange Group Plc, has pulled off a string of successful deals, his quest …EU vetos Deutsche […]

TXEXplainer: 85th Legislative Budget Proposals – The Alcalde

The Alcalde TXEXplainer: 85th Legislative Budget ProposalsThe AlcaldeAs the 85th Texas legislative session picks up, the Senate has proposed a bill to cut funding to higher ed across the state. But what does that mean for UT-Austin? We're here to breakdown what's on the floor and how it could impact the university. What …and more »

BREAKING NEWS: Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: Constitutionality Hearing Begins With Storm

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal and local political consultant Marc Davenport confer at the beginning of the TOMA Trial hearing on constitutionality at the beginning of the day, Wednesday, March 29, 2017.   Conroe, March 29 – The constitutionality hearing in which Defendants Craig Doyal, Charlie Riley, and Marc Davenport  are challenging the validity […]

Congress sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill an online privacy regulation, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. The Federal Communications Commission rule issued in October was designed to give […]

It’s over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union

JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world. […]

Constable De Forest finally gets his “15 Year Service Pin,” declares it’s “for all 15 Year Award” recipients

Conroe, March 29 – While the Pin-Gate scandal continues, at least Precinct 2 Constable Gene De Forest received his “15 Year Service Pin” during the March 28, 2017, Commissioners Court meeting and declared that it was a “pin for all of the 15-Year Service” recipients whom County Judge Craig Doyal is slighting by refusing to […]

Noack shows wisdom by delaying Treasurer discussion until budget hearings, while Doyal reveals power is his “Meaning of Life”

Image: This poor man found that satiating hunger did not enhance his life in Monty Python’s “The Meaning of Life.” Hopefully, Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal will come to learn that there’s a lot more to a good life than power before he sucks down the fateful mint… Conroe, March 29 – Although the great […]

5 arrested for manufacture and sale of drugs

Conroe, March 28 – On March 27, 2017, at 8:30 pm, members of the Montgomery County Narcotics Enforcement Team (MOCONET) and Conroe Police Department Narcotics Detectives executed a Narcotics Search Warrant in the 19000 block of FM 1314 in Conroe, Texas. As a result of the search warrant, approximately 10.6 pounds of hydroponic grown marijuana, […]

Breaking News: Representative Keough Suffers Minor Injuries After Accident, Seizure While Driving

Austin March 28 State Representative Mark Keough suffered minor injuries after he had seizure while driving in Austin today. Representative Keough is in good condition at St. David’s Hospital in Austin where the medical staff has determined that he should stay overnight for observation.   The Golden Hammer wishes Representative Keough a swift recovery so that […]