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Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood
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Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood

May 11th 2021, 1:45 PM 16,598 Views 16 Comments

Video shows the tiger coming face-to-face with an armed off-duty sheriff’s deputy, police in Houston said.

Matthew McConaughey says he's seriously considering Texas governor run
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Matthew McConaughey says he's seriously considering Texas governor run

Mar 12th 2021, 11:30 AM 29,477 Views 31 Comments

McConaughey would face incumbent Governor Greg Abbott in November 2022.

Millions of Texans get their power back after deadly winter storm
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Millions of Texans get their power back after deadly winter storm

Feb 19th 2021, 8:12 AM 10,621 Views 8 Comments

US President Joe Biden has offered additional support through federal agencies to help authorities in Texas.

Power cuts fall below one million in Texas as icy US weather heads east
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Power cuts fall below one million in Texas as icy US weather heads east

Feb 18th 2021, 3:02 PM 15,481 Views 5 Comments

The extreme weather has been blamed for the deaths of more than 30 people.

Thousands of sea turtles rescued during freezing cold snap in Texas
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Thousands of sea turtles rescued during freezing cold snap in Texas

Feb 18th 2021, 10:56 AM 20,652 Views 9 Comments

The South Padre Island Convention Centre is now full of turtles.

'Unprecedented' snowstorms in Texas as wintry weather sweeps across the US
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'Unprecedented' snowstorms in Texas as wintry weather sweeps across the US

Feb 16th 2021, 8:14 AM 51,856 Views 14 Comments

“Things will likely get worse before they get better,” officials near Houston said.

Texas and 10 other US states sue Google for anti-competitive practices
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Texas and 10 other US states sue Google for anti-competitive practices

Dec 16th 2020, 10:15 PM 9,480 Views 20 Comments

“If the free market was a baseball game, Google positioned itself as the pitcher, the batter and the umpire,” Texas’ Attorney General said.

Another metal monolith has appeared... this time in Texas
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Another metal monolith has appeared... this time in Texas

Dec 9th 2020, 1:51 PM 33,888 Views 31 Comments

A group of people loaded the monolith into a vehicle before driving off.

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

Oct 10th 2020, 5:03 PM 38,731 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 10:47 PM 46,557 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Aug 25th 2020, 9:11 PM 16,704 Views 3 Comments

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.

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

Jul 26th 2020, 7:42 AM 13,040 Views 8 Comments

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

Tropical Storm Hanna nears hurricane strength as it approaches Texas
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Tropical Storm Hanna nears hurricane strength as it approaches Texas

Jul 25th 2020, 1:04 PM 18,362 Views 7 Comments

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

Limerick man jailed in US for trafficking endangered rhino horns
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Limerick man jailed in US for trafficking endangered rhino horns

Jul 23rd 2020, 8:07 AM 28,009 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Jul 9th 2020, 8:26 AM 33,540 Views 74 Comments

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

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
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US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

Jun 29th 2020, 5:11 PM 17,082 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Jun 29th 2020, 3:28 PM 42,610 Views 11 Comments

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

Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar
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Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar

Jun 26th 2020, 7:06 AM 30,306 Views 30 Comments

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

Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas
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Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas

Updated Jun 9th 2020, 8:53 PM 33,327 Views 0 Comments

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

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

May 21st 2020, 10:55 PM 25,468 Views 14 Comments

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

Two killed in shooting at university residence in US
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Two killed in shooting at university residence in US

Feb 3rd 2020, 8:11 PM 13,043 Views 14 Comments

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

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
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Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US

Jan 12th 2020, 11:30 AM 19,908 Views 5 Comments

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

Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church
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Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church

Dec 30th 2019, 8:05 AM 11,698 Views 28 Comments

The attacker was shot by a member of the congregation.

At least 14 dead in Mexico gun battle near Texas border
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At least 14 dead in Mexico gun battle near Texas border

Dec 1st 2019, 1:17 PM 21,882 Views 12 Comments

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

Pack of feral hogs attack and kill woman outside Texas home
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Pack of feral hogs attack and kill woman outside Texas home

Nov 26th 2019, 11:15 PM 27,563 Views 25 Comments

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

Small plane crashes in Texas during gender reveal stunt
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Small plane crashes in Texas during gender reveal stunt

Nov 9th 2019, 3:34 PM 38,943 Views 44 Comments

A passenger suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Beto O'Rourke pulls out of 2020 US presidential race
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Beto O'Rourke pulls out of 2020 US presidential race

Nov 1st 2019, 10:27 PM 23,851 Views 33 Comments

It follows months of stagnant polling numbers and dwindling finances.

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

Oct 15th 2019, 10:13 AM 20,310 Views 0 Comments

Aaron Dean (34) was jailed last night.

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

Oct 14th 2019, 2:42 PM 37,920 Views 29 Comments

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

El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder
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El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder

Oct 11th 2019, 8:54 AM 14,576 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 11:52 AM 52,862 Views 52 Comments

Amber Guyger was also hugged by the judge in court.

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

Oct 1st 2019, 6:13 PM 33,721 Views 0 Comments

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

Cult US indie artist Daniel Johnston has died aged 58
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Cult US indie artist Daniel Johnston has died aged 58

Sep 12th 2019, 7:46 AM 23,059 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Sep 11th 2019, 7:14 AM 15,516 Views 20 Comments

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 1st 2019, 8:02 PM 12,040 Views 2 Comments

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

Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven
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Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven

Updated Sep 1st 2019, 5:20 PM 55,438 Views 64 Comments

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

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

Aug 14th 2019, 3:12 PM 8,571 Views 5 Comments

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

El Paso shooting suspect told police he was targeting Mexicans
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El Paso shooting suspect told police he was targeting Mexicans

Aug 9th 2019, 9:47 PM 19,691 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 7:52 PM 11,875 Views 62 Comments

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

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

Aug 8th 2019, 7:37 AM 25,991 Views 73 Comments

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’.

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