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Pro-gun NRA to hold convention in US state where school shooting killed 21
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Pro-gun NRA to hold convention in US state where school shooting killed 21

20 hours ago 14,739 Views 22 Comments

Former US president Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed that he will attend the NRA meeting.

Husband of teacher slain in Texas massacre dies 'due to grief'
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Husband of teacher slain in Texas massacre dies 'due to grief'

Thu 10:37 PM 56,391 Views 28 Comments

19 students and two teachers were shot dead by a gunman at around midday local time on Tuesday.

What we know so far about the victims of the Uvalde shooting
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What we know so far about the victims of the Uvalde shooting

Thu 1:58 PM 16,675 Views 16 Comments

The tragedy unfurled on Tuesday when an 18-year-old killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School.

Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed
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Texas shooting: Officials say gunman was in school for around 40 minutes before being killed

Thu 9:08 AM 22,783 Views 21 Comments

Details of how the mass shooting took place are beginning to emerge.

'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting
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'This is on you': Beto O'Rourke angrily confronts Texas governor over Uvalde school shooting

Thu 8:08 AM 29,707 Views 55 Comments

19 children and two teachers were killed in the shooting on Tuesday.

Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack
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Texas school shooting: Gunman shared his plan on Facebook before carrying out attack

Updated Wed 7:21 PM 67,364 Views 36 Comments
  • US President Joe Biden called for politicians to stand up to the gun lobby and act.
  • The shooting was the deadliest such incident since the 2012 Sandy Hook shooting in Connecticut.
  • Democrat Beto O'Rourke interrupted a press conference with Texas Governor Greg Abbott, saying he was doing "nothing".
Explainer: What are the laws in Texas around buying and using semi-automatic weapons?
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Explainer: What are the laws in Texas around buying and using semi-automatic weapons?

Wed 1:58 PM 10,173 Views 4 Comments

The shooting at Uvalde has once again raised the question of gun control in the US.

Joe Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 19 children at elementary school
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Joe Biden says 'we have to act' on gun laws as gunman kills 19 children at elementary school

Updated Wed 6:45 AM 120,707 Views 152 Comments
  • The shooting took place at approximately midday local time in Texas.
  • Two adults were also killed during the incident at Robb Elementary in Uvalde County.
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott said that the 18-year-old gunman had also been killed.
Charges dropped against Texas woman arrested for murder over abortion
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Charges dropped against Texas woman arrested for murder over abortion

Apr 12th 2022, 7:42 AM 18,939 Views 29 Comments

Lizelle Herrera (26) was arrested on April 7, for “intentionally and knowingly [causing] the death of an individual by self-induced abortion”.

McIlroy hits 72 in opening round in Texas as Knox leapfrogs Hojgaard
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McIlroy hits 72 in opening round in Texas as Knox leapfrogs Hojgaard

Mar 31st 2022, 7:59 PM 3,647 Views 0 Comments

The Valero Texas Open is this week’s PGA Tour event.

US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers
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US Supreme Court deals another blow to abortion providers

Jan 20th 2022, 10:52 PM 25,655 Views 30 Comments

The outvoted three liberal justices on the nation’s highest court penned a scathing dissent.

UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue
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UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue

Jan 17th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,352 Views 0 Comments

It comes after the man who held four hostages at the synagogue was identified by US authorities as a British citizen.

Hostages released after stand-off at synagogue in Texas
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Hostages released after stand-off at synagogue in Texas

Jan 16th 2022, 11:00 AM 22,415 Views 0 Comments

The FBI said the man was specifically focused on an issue not directly connected to the Jewish community.

The Irish teen with the world at her feet
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The Irish teen with the world at her feet

Jan 3rd 2022, 10:00 AM 50,076 Views 9 Comments

Rhasidat Adeleke on a memorable year in which she won two gold medals at the European Athletics U20 Championships and moved to Texas.

10 victims of Astroworld music festival crush were asphyxiated, officials say
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10 victims of Astroworld music festival crush were asphyxiated, officials say

Dec 17th 2021, 7:20 AM 12,453 Views 1 Comment

Around 300 people were injured and treated at the festival site and 25 were taken to hospitals.

Man charged with killing 18 older women in Texas goes on trial over one of the deaths
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Man charged with killing 18 older women in Texas goes on trial over one of the deaths

Nov 15th 2021, 8:04 AM 22,504 Views 0 Comments

Billy Chemirmir, 48, will appear in court in connection with the death of 81-year-old Lu Thi Harris.

Nine-year-old boy is latest victim of deadly Travis Scott concert in Texas
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Nine-year-old boy is latest victim of deadly Travis Scott concert in Texas

Nov 15th 2021, 6:50 AM 27,175 Views 11 Comments

Ezra Blount was placed in a medically induced coma after suffering serious injuries in the crush of fans.

Eight people dead and several injured after 'crowd surge' at US music festival
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Eight people dead and several injured after 'crowd surge' at US music festival

Updated Nov 6th 2021, 10:18 AM 64,481 Views 14 Comments

A total of 23 people were also hospitalised.

US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November
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US Supreme Court agrees to hear Texas abortion law case on 1 November

Oct 23rd 2021, 2:09 PM 9,257 Views 30 Comments

Senate Bill 8 (SB8) bans abortions after a heartbeat can be detected in the womb.

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
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Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Oct 18th 2021, 10:43 PM 7,832 Views 4 Comments

The law has been in effect since September, aside from a district court-ordered pause that lasted 48 hours.

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law
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Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Oct 15th 2021, 9:35 PM 13,032 Views 42 Comments

The law bans abortions once cardiac activity is detected, usually around six weeks.

Texas governor Greg Abbott bans all vaccine mandates
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Texas governor Greg Abbott bans all vaccine mandates

Oct 12th 2021, 7:50 AM 30,925 Views 54 Comments

Democratic President Joe Biden last month announced the government would demand vaccines for federal workers.

Strictest abortion law in the US reinstated following court order
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Strictest abortion law in the US reinstated following court order

Oct 9th 2021, 7:14 AM 22,815 Views 57 Comments

Clinics had braced for the New Orleans-based appeals court to act fast.

Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law
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Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law

Oct 8th 2021, 8:34 AM 9,390 Views 9 Comments

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, said he would appeal the judge’s ruling to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions
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Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

Oct 7th 2021, 7:10 AM 14,582 Views 19 Comments

The ruling is the first legal blow to the contentious Texas law known as Senate Bill 8.

18-year-old student suspected in Texas school shooting in custody
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18-year-old student suspected in Texas school shooting in custody

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 8:03 PM 23,971 Views 9 Comments

The shooting stemmed from a fight that broke out in a classroom.

‘We know your fight’: Protesters in Dublin gather to oppose Texan abortion law
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‘We know your fight’: Protesters in Dublin gather to oppose Texan abortion law

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 21,183 Views 76 Comments

The protest took place to coincide with hundreds of similar demonstrations across the US.

Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law
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Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law

Oct 1st 2021, 9:42 PM 10,345 Views 19 Comments

At least one Texas abortion provider said it stood ready to resume offering services.

No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes
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No migrants left at Texas border camp as Biden condemns ‘horrible’ scenes

Sep 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 33,731 Views 19 Comments

Almost 15,000 people – most of them Haitians – converged on the area just days earlier seeking asylum.

Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban
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Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban

Sep 21st 2021, 9:51 AM 19,382 Views 67 Comments

The legislation bans abortions from as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.

US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas
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US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

Sep 20th 2021, 1:29 PM 25,262 Views 21 Comments

Over 12,000 migrants were camped around a bridge in the border town of Del Rio.

US Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law
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US Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law

Sep 9th 2021, 9:56 PM 13,402 Views 17 Comments

The Texas law bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.

Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb
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Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 8:24 PM 30,681 Views 63 Comments

The court voted 5-4 to deny an emergency appeal from abortion providers and others.

Biden vows to defend abortion rights after Texas bans it after six weeks
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Biden vows to defend abortion rights after Texas bans it after six weeks

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 6:03 PM 27,148 Views 95 Comments

The law makes no exception for cases of rape or incest.

Folk singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith dies aged 68
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Folk singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith dies aged 68

Aug 13th 2021, 9:56 PM 71,290 Views 48 Comments

Griffith worked closely with other folk singers, helping the early careers of artists like Lyle Lovett and Emmylou Harris.

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting
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Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting

Jun 13th 2021, 7:44 AM 26,067 Views 18 Comments

A total of 14 people were wounded in the incident in Austin.

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 16,661 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 29,538 Views 32 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 10,641 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 15,497 Views 5 Comments

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

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