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# texas - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

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

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

Dec 16th 2020, 10:15 PM 9,476 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.

# texas - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Another metal monolith has appeared... this time in Texas
# El Paso
# El Paso

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

Dec 9th 2020, 1:51 PM 33,828 Views 31 Comments

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

# texas - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites
# Us Elex 2020
# Us Elex 2020

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

Oct 10th 2020, 5:03 PM 38,724 Views 19 Comments

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

# texas - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

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

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

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 10:47 PM 46,550 Views 34 Comments

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

# texas - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 25th 2020, 9:11 PM 16,703 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.

# texas - Sunday 26 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 26th 2020, 7:42 AM 13,037 Views 8 Comments

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

# texas - Saturday 25 July, 2020

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

Tropical Storm Hanna nears hurricane strength as it approaches Texas

Jul 25th 2020, 1:04 PM 18,359 Views 7 Comments

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

# texas - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Limerick man jailed in US for trafficking endangered rhino horns
# John Slattery
# John Slattery

Limerick man jailed in US for trafficking endangered rhino horns

Jul 23rd 2020, 8:07 AM 27,929 Views 32 Comments

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

# texas - Thursday 9 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 9th 2020, 8:26 AM 33,529 Views 74 Comments

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

# texas - Monday 29 June, 2020

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
# Abortion Rights
# Abortion Rights

US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics

Jun 29th 2020, 5:11 PM 17,077 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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Jun 29th 2020, 3:28 PM 42,581 Views 11 Comments

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

# texas - Friday 26 June, 2020

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

Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar

Jun 26th 2020, 7:06 AM 30,304 Views 30 Comments

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

# texas - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

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

Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas

Updated Jun 9th 2020, 8:53 PM 33,315 Views 97 Comments

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

# texas - Thursday 21 May, 2020

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

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

May 21st 2020, 10:55 PM 25,467 Views 14 Comments

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

# texas - Monday 3 February, 2020

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

Two killed in shooting at university residence in US

Feb 3rd 2020, 8:11 PM 13,040 Views 14 Comments

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

# texas - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US

Jan 12th 2020, 11:30 AM 19,902 Views 5 Comments

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

# texas - Monday 30 December, 2019

Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church
# Fort Worth
# Fort Worth

Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church

Dec 30th 2019, 8:05 AM 11,696 Views 28 Comments

The attacker was shot by a member of the congregation.

# texas - Sunday 1 December, 2019

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

At least 14 dead in Mexico gun battle near Texas border

Dec 1st 2019, 1:17 PM 21,875 Views 12 Comments

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

# texas - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Pack of feral hogs attack and kill woman outside Texas home
# Christine Rollins
# Christine Rollins

Pack of feral hogs attack and kill woman outside Texas home

Nov 26th 2019, 11:15 PM 27,557 Views 25 Comments

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

# texas - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Small plane crashes in Texas during gender reveal stunt
# Gone Wrong
# Gone Wrong

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.

# texas - Friday 1 November, 2019

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

Beto O'Rourke pulls out of 2020 US presidential race

Nov 1st 2019, 10:27 PM 23,846 Views 33 Comments

It follows months of stagnant polling numbers and dwindling finances.

# texas - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

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

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.

# texas - Monday 14 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 14th 2019, 2:42 PM 37,907 Views 29 Comments

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

# texas - Friday 11 October, 2019

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

El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder

Oct 11th 2019, 8:54 AM 14,574 Views 0 Comments

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

# texas - Thursday 3 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 11:52 AM 52,856 Views 52 Comments

Amber Guyger was also hugged by the judge in court.

# texas - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

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

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

Oct 1st 2019, 6:13 PM 33,715 Views 0 Comments

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

# texas - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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

Cult US indie artist Daniel Johnston has died aged 58

Sep 12th 2019, 7:46 AM 23,046 Views 7 Comments

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

# texas - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 11th 2019, 7:14 AM 15,513 Views 20 Comments

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

# texas - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 1st 2019, 8:02 PM 12,038 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
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven

Updated Sep 1st 2019, 5:20 PM 55,426 Views 64 Comments

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

# texas - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 14th 2019, 3:12 PM 8,469 Views 5 Comments

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

# texas - Friday 9 August, 2019

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

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
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

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

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 7:52 PM 11,874 Views 62 Comments

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

# texas - Thursday 8 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 8th 2019, 7:37 AM 25,981 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’.

# texas - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 7th 2019, 9:20 PM 15,608 Views 36 Comments

The US President will visit El Paso later today.

Officers leading black man by a rope in Texas sparks outrage
# Galveston
# Galveston

Officers leading black man by a rope in Texas sparks outrage

Aug 7th 2019, 7:06 AM 69,046 Views 163 Comments

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

# texas - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away as Republican governor in Ohio backs gun reforms
# Not Welcome
# Not Welcome

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

Aug 6th 2019, 10:25 PM 37,862 Views 38 Comments

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

Barack Obama: Americans should reject leaders who 'normalise' racism
# Climate Of Fear
# Climate Of Fear

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

Aug 6th 2019, 8:47 AM 21,360 Views 79 Comments

Obama did not mention President Trump by name.

# texas - Sunday 4 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 4th 2019, 7:35 AM 56,950 Views 81 Comments

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

# texas - Sunday 21 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 21st 2019, 10:45 AM 6,726 Views 6 Comments

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

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