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From TheJournal.ie Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites Us Elex 2020

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

From TheJournal.ie Coastal residents urged to flee as 'catastrophic' Hurricane Laura heads for Texas and Louisiana Hurricane Laura

Coastal residents urged to flee as 'catastrophic' Hurricane Laura heads for Texas and Louisiana

Satellite images show that Hurricane Laura is threatening to smash homes and sink entire communities.

From TheJournal.ie After wreaking destruction in Cuba and Haiti, 'major' Hurricane Laura storms towards Texas and Louisiana Evacuations

After wreaking destruction in Cuba and Haiti, 'major' Hurricane Laura storms towards Texas and Louisiana

Evacuations in the two US States were ordered, as “destructive waves” are expected, as well as up to 30cm of rain which could cause flash flooding.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Hanna makes landfall in Texas as state braces for flash flooding Hurricane Hanna

Hurricane Hanna makes landfall in Texas as state braces for flash flooding

Meteorologists say the biggest concern from Hanna is expected to be flash flooding.

From TheJournal.ie Tropical Storm Hanna nears hurricane strength as it approaches Texas Stormy

Tropical Storm Hanna nears hurricane strength as it approaches Texas

Forecasters expect the weather system to bring heavy rain, storm surges and possible tornadoes.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick man jailed in US for trafficking endangered rhino horns John Slattery

Limerick man jailed in US for trafficking endangered rhino horns

John Slattery was extradited to the US in May over charges relating to wildlife trafficking.

From TheJournal.ie Texas resumes executions after months-long shutdown due to Covid-19 United States

Texas resumes executions after months-long shutdown due to Covid-19

Billy Joe Wardlow, convicted for murder, was given the lethal injection yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics Abortion Rights

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

The Louisiana law is virtually identical to one in Texas that the court struck down in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Texas' battle against Covid-19 takes 'a dangerous turn', as LA bars ordered to close Coronavirus

Texas' battle against Covid-19 takes 'a dangerous turn', as LA bars ordered to close

Bars in seven Californian counties have been ordered to close due to a spike in coronavirus cases.

From TheJournal.ie Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar Coronavirus

Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar

Texas was among the most aggressive states in reopening in early June after months of lockdown.

From TheJournal.ie Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas Houston

Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas

The private service will end six days of mourning for the 46-year-old.

From TheJournal.ie FBI says shooting at Texas naval air station was 'terrorism-related' Investigation

FBI says shooting at Texas naval air station was 'terrorism-related'

The shooting took place at 6.15am today. One person was injured and the gunman was killed.

From TheJournal.ie Two killed in shooting at university residence in US Texas

Two killed in shooting at university residence in US

The shooting happened in a dormitory at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

From TheJournal.ie Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US Extreme Weather

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US

Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church Fort Worth

Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church

The attacker was shot by a member of the congregation.

From TheJournal.ie At least 14 dead in Mexico gun battle near Texas border Coahuila

At least 14 dead in Mexico gun battle near Texas border

Security forces fought an hour-long battle with suspected drug cartel gunmen.

From TheJournal.ie Pack of feral hogs attack and kill woman outside Texas home Christine Rollins

Pack of feral hogs attack and kill woman outside Texas home

Texas has seen a boom in its feral hog population in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Small plane crashes in Texas during gender reveal stunt Gone Wrong

Small plane crashes in Texas during gender reveal stunt

A passenger suffered minor injuries in the crash.

From TheJournal.ie Beto O'Rourke pulls out of 2020 US presidential race Withdrawn

Beto O'Rourke pulls out of 2020 US presidential race

It follows months of stagnant polling numbers and dwindling finances.

From TheJournal.ie Texas police officer charged with murder for shooting woman in her home Atatiana Jefferson

Texas police officer charged with murder for shooting woman in her home

Aaron Dean (34) was jailed last night.

From TheJournal.ie Woman shot dead in her home by Texas police officer was playing video games with nephew Atatiana Jefferson

Woman shot dead in her home by Texas police officer was playing video games with nephew

A neighbour had called a non-emergency line to report the home’s front door had been left open.

From TheJournal.ie El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder Texas

El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder

The district attorney’s office has said it will be seeking the death penalty.

From TheJournal.ie Police officer who shot dead black neighbour embraced by his brother as she's jailed for 10 years Dallas

Police officer who shot dead black neighbour embraced by his brother as she's jailed for 10 years

Amber Guyger was also hugged by the judge in court.

From TheJournal.ie Former Texas police officer found guilty after fatally shooting neighbour in his own apartment Amber Guyger

Former Texas police officer found guilty after fatally shooting neighbour in his own apartment

Officer Amber Guyger claimed she mistook her neighbour’s apartment for her own.

From TheJournal.ie Cult US indie artist Daniel Johnston has died aged 58 Texas

Cult US indie artist Daniel Johnston has died aged 58

His brother said his death was unexpected and he was in good spirits just one day ago.

From TheJournal.ie Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail Mark Soliz

Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail

In his last words, Mark Soliz apologised “for the grief and the pain that I caused”.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

A large fire in Cork, a heroin seizure by gardaí and Brexit drama had everyone talking today.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven Gun Control

Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven

Police have identified the suspect as a white man in his mid-30s.

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck scandal: Woman granted leave to serve personal injuries summons on US clinic Texas

CervicalCheck scandal: Woman granted leave to serve personal injuries summons on US clinic

The woman claims that Clinical Pathology Laboratories or its agents were guilty of negligence or breach of duty.

From TheJournal.ie El Paso shooting suspect told police he was targeting Mexicans El Paso

El Paso shooting suspect told police he was targeting Mexicans

22 people were killed and about two dozen were injured in the shooting at a Walmart store.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says US needs 'meaningful background checks' on gun holders Gun Control

Trump says US needs 'meaningful background checks' on gun holders

Trump’s comments follow mass shootings in Ohio and Texas last weekend in which 31 people died.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he had 'amazing day' after meeting victims of latest mass shootings Terrorism

Trump says he had 'amazing day' after meeting victims of latest mass shootings

The US president faced protests as he met victims in Ohio and Texas, but the White House said he was ‘treated like a rock star’.

From TheJournal.ie 'Do something': Protesters greet Trump in Ohio as he visits mass shooting victims Dayton

'Do something': Protesters greet Trump in Ohio as he visits mass shooting victims

The US President will visit El Paso later today.

From TheJournal.ie Officers leading black man by a rope in Texas sparks outrage Galveston

Officers leading black man by a rope in Texas sparks outrage

Police said Donald Neely should have been taken to the station in a police car but only mounted officers were available.

From TheJournal.ie El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away as Republican governor in Ohio backs gun reforms Not Welcome

El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away as Republican governor in Ohio backs gun reforms

Locals in the predominantly-Latino border town said the president is part of the problem ahead of his visit tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama: Americans should reject leaders who 'normalise' racism Climate Of Fear

Barack Obama: Americans should reject leaders who 'normalise' racism

Obama did not mention President Trump by name.

From TheJournal.ie Gunman kills 20 in Texas Walmart as police probe possible hate crime Texas

Gunman kills 20 in Texas Walmart as police probe possible hate crime

The suspect wrote about the “Hispanic invasion” of Texas online.

From The42 Edwards makes it eight UFC wins in a row after overcoming Dos Anjos by unanimous decision Rocky

Edwards makes it eight UFC wins in a row after overcoming Dos Anjos by unanimous decision

Leon Edwards beat Rafael dos Anjos after five rounds at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.

From TheJournal.ie Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas In America

Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas

A report from the Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security was published yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Ten killed after plane hits hangar during takeoff in Texas Addison

Ten killed after plane hits hangar during takeoff in Texas

The plane heading to Florida was carrying two flight crew and eight passengers.

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