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#Texas

# texas - Friday 22 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies' Texas This post contains videos

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies'

The video of the incident, which happened in 2015, was not made public until yesterday.

# texas - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together Texas

US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together

The family of Rowdy Radford said he may also lose his vision after the accident.

# texas - Monday 27 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Victory for pro-choice movement as US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion rules SCOTUS

Victory for pro-choice movement as US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion rules

The ruling has been made in the most important abortion case in a generation.

# texas - Saturday 25 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Two dead, several injured in shooting at Texas dance studio Gun Crime

Two dead, several injured in shooting at Texas dance studio

One person was found dead inside the studio and another died of his injuries in hosptal.

# texas - Monday 23 May, 2016

Florence and the Machine sang a surprise duet with a sick fan who couldn't make her gig

The teenager was too sick to leave the hospice – so Florence came to her.

# texas - Saturday 14 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions Lethal Injection

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions

But it’s not clear how much of an effect the move will have.

# texas - Friday 13 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate Political Battle

The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate

One Texas official called transgender bathroom access “the biggest issue facing families and schools in America”.

# texas - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday Take A Break

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

# texas - Friday 15 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Escaped prisoner found in dishwasher What The Fork

Escaped prisoner found in dishwasher

He fled on Tuesday after being taken to a local hospital for a hand injury.

From TheJournal.ie Ted Cruz once defended a Texas ban on dildos Grand Old Party Pooper

Ted Cruz once defended a Texas ban on dildos

The candidate’s spokesperson says he was just doing his job.

# texas - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Affluenza' teen who claimed his family's wealth was to blame for fatal drink-driving crash jailed Texas

# texas - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Texas officer who body slammed 12-year-old girl is fired Excessive Force This post contains videos

Texas officer who body slammed 12-year-old girl is fired

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

# texas - Friday 8 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Texas university on edge after brutal killing of 18-year-old dance student on campus Haruka Weiser This post contains videos

Texas university on edge after brutal killing of 18-year-old dance student on campus

Haruka Weiser was found dead in a creek.

# texas - Thursday 7 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man who killed and drank the blood of a 12-year-old executed in Texas Lethal Injection

Man who killed and drank the blood of a 12-year-old executed in Texas

Pablo Vasquez had said that he heard voices telling him to drink the boy’s blood.

# texas - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters Texas

Man due to be executed for murdering his two young daughters

John David Battaglia shot his six and nine-year-old daughters dead as their mother listened helplessly on the phone.

# texas - Friday 25 March, 2016

From The42 Rory McIlroy conjured this monstrous putt from 68 feet on his way to exhausting victory Texas Forever This post contains videos

Rory McIlroy conjured this monstrous putt from 68 feet on his way to exhausting victory

The reigning champion managed to push through after a relentlessly tight affair with Kevin Na.

# texas - Thursday 10 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of the death penalty?

A man who murdered five people has been executed in Texas – do you agree with the death penalty?

From TheJournal.ie Man who shot dead five people in 1997 rampage is executed Coy Wesbrook

Man who shot dead five people in 1997 rampage is executed

Wesbrook said in his final statement: “I want to say that I am sorry for the pain that I have caused you people”.

# texas - Thursday 3 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The US Supreme Court is split on the ‘most important abortion case in a generation’ Swing Vote

The US Supreme Court is split on the ‘most important abortion case in a generation’

The case concerns whether or not a Texas law aims to protect women’s health, or to restrict access to abortions.

# texas - Friday 19 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie ‘Black sludge’ pours from taps in Texas city after almost every city council official arrested Crystal City

‘Black sludge’ pours from taps in Texas city after almost every city council official arrested

Most of the council’s officials have been arrested on corruption charges.

# texas - Monday 15 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie These students threw a surprise party for their teacher and he started crying Take A Break

# texas - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Anti-abortion activists who took undercover videos face criminal charges Planned Parenthood

Anti-abortion activists who took undercover videos face criminal charges

It’s the first time anyone has been charged in relation to the videos.

# texas - Thursday 21 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s closer to the weekend than the start of the week… here is what you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie US executes man over 2001 ‘erotic asphyxiation’ murder Texas

US executes man over 2001 ‘erotic asphyxiation’ murder

Pope Francis was said to have been following the case.

# texas - Thursday 14 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns Patrick Sheridan

Irish man jailed in Texas for trafficking endangered rhino horns

Patrick Sheridan, from Rathkeale Co Limerick, illegally bought and sold tens of thousands of dollars worth of rhino horns.

# texas - Thursday 7 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter Texas

Surrogate mother gives birth to her own granddaughter

53-year-old Tracey Thompson gave birth to a healthy baby girl yesterday, seven years after going through menopause.

# texas - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Girl (2) in ICU after swallowing fridge magnets Texas

Girl (2) in ICU after swallowing fridge magnets

The magnets stuck together and created holes in her intestines.

# texas - Thursday 31 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Affluenza’ teen who killed four people in crash caught after ordering a Domino’s pizza On The Run

‘Affluenza’ teen who killed four people in crash caught after ordering a Domino’s pizza

Ethan Couch remains in Mexico, while his mother arrived back in the US today.

# texas - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Brain dead’ man wakes up after father’s stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support Texas

‘Brain dead’ man wakes up after father’s stand-off with doctors who wanted to switch off life support

During the three-hour stand-off with police, George Pickering’s son squeezed his father’s hand on command.

# texas - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie No charges in controversial jailhouse death of black woman Texas

No charges in controversial jailhouse death of black woman

Sandra Bland’s family had disputed the coronor’s conclusion that she died by suicide.

# texas - Friday 18 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Affluenza’ teen who killed four people in drink-driving crash may have fled US Manhunt

‘Affluenza’ teen who killed four people in drink-driving crash may have fled US

Ethan Couch was 16 when he crashed his pickup truck into a group of pedestrians and another vehicle.

# texas - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A gun rights group is holding a “fake mass shooting” at a Texas college this week Gun Free UT

A gun rights group is holding a “fake mass shooting” at a Texas college this week

“It’s a fake mass shooting, and we’ll use fake blood.”

# texas - Monday 23 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ahmed Mohamed is demanding $15m in compensation over ‘clock bomb’ arrest Clock Boy

Ahmed Mohamed is demanding $15m in compensation over ‘clock bomb’ arrest

The 14-year-old brought a clock to his Texas school and was arrested.

# texas - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed Put To Death

Triple child killer who murdered his daughter in petrol-filled house fire is executed

Raphael Holiday killed his 18-month-old daughter and her two half-sisters in Texas.

# texas - Saturday 24 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There’s a secret room built by a Star Trek superfan in this Texan house Hidden Away

There’s a secret room built by a Star Trek superfan in this Texan house

Perfect for any trekkie with a million to burn.

# texas - Saturday 10 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested for being drunk in Texas Public Intoxication

Actor Shia LaBeouf arrested for being drunk in Texas

The 29-year-old was arrested on Friday evening in Austin.

# texas - Thursday 24 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The internet has fallen in love with this old man who built a ‘dog train’ for rescued pups Take A Break

The internet has fallen in love with this old man who built a ‘dog train’ for rescued pups

Eugene Bostick has been looking after his area’s dogs for the past 30 years.

# texas - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An Irish man has been extradited to the US for trafficking rhinoceros horns Texas

An Irish man has been extradited to the US for trafficking rhinoceros horns

Patrick Sheridan was originally arrested in the UK in January.

# texas - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is how a Texas school explained why a boy was arrested for making a clock Texas

This is how a Texas school explained why a boy was arrested for making a clock

The school used the opportunity to remind parents that their children shouldn’t bring ‘prohibited items’ to school.

From TheJournal.ie Outrage after 14-year-old taken from school in handcuffs – for bringing a clock to class Stand With Ahmed

Outrage after 14-year-old taken from school in handcuffs – for bringing a clock to class

He says that police officers said the clock, “looked like a movie bomb”.

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