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# texas - Friday 15 October, 2021

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

Biden administration asks Supreme Court to block Texas abortion law

Fri 9:35 PM 12,926 Views 42 Comments

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

# texas - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

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

Texas governor Greg Abbott bans all vaccine mandates

Oct 12th 2021, 7:50 AM 30,867 Views 54 Comments

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

# texas - Saturday 9 October, 2021

Strictest abortion law in the US reinstated following court order
# United States
# United States

Strictest abortion law in the US reinstated following court order

Oct 9th 2021, 7:14 AM 22,776 Views 57 Comments

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

# texas - Friday 8 October, 2021

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

Texas clinic resumes providing abortions after judge blocks law

Oct 8th 2021, 8:34 AM 9,366 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.

# texas - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions
# United States
# United States

Judge orders Texas to suspend new law banning most abortions

Oct 7th 2021, 7:10 AM 14,563 Views 19 Comments

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

# texas - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

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

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

Updated Oct 6th 2021, 8:03 PM 23,921 Views 9 Comments

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

# texas - Saturday 2 October, 2021

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

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

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 21,027 Views 77 Comments

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

# texas - Friday 1 October, 2021

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

Biden administration in legal bid to block Texas abortion law

Oct 1st 2021, 9:42 PM 10,327 Views 19 Comments

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

# texas - Saturday 25 September, 2021

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

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

Sep 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 33,712 Views 19 Comments

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

# texas - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban
# Reproductive Rights
# Reproductive Rights

Texas doctor sued after defying state's new abortion ban

Sep 21st 2021, 9:51 AM 19,370 Views 67 Comments

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

# texas - Monday 20 September, 2021

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

US forces conduct mass expulsion of Haitian migrants from Texas

Sep 20th 2021, 1:29 PM 25,226 Views 21 Comments

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

# texas - Thursday 9 September, 2021

US Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

US Justice Department sues Texas over restrictive abortion law

Sep 9th 2021, 9:56 PM 13,381 Views 17 Comments

The Texas law bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy.

# texas - Thursday 2 September, 2021

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

Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 8:24 PM 30,632 Views 63 Comments

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

# texas - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

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

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

Updated Sep 1st 2021, 6:03 PM 27,138 Views 95 Comments

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

# texas - Friday 13 August, 2021

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

Folk singer-songwriter Nanci Griffith dies aged 68

Aug 13th 2021, 9:56 PM 70,572 Views 48 Comments

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

# texas - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting
# United States
# United States

Texas police seek two suspects over mass shooting

Jun 13th 2021, 7:44 AM 26,055 Views 18 Comments

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

# texas - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

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

Man arrested after tiger found wandering around Texas neighbourhood

May 11th 2021, 1:45 PM 16,613 Views 16 Comments

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

# texas - Friday 12 March, 2021

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

Matthew McConaughey says he's seriously considering Texas governor run

Mar 12th 2021, 11:30 AM 29,513 Views 32 Comments

McConaughey would face incumbent Governor Greg Abbott in November 2022.

# texas - Friday 19 February, 2021

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

Millions of Texans get their power back after deadly winter storm

Feb 19th 2021, 8:12 AM 10,631 Views 8 Comments

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

# texas - Thursday 18 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 18th 2021, 3:02 PM 15,487 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
# South Padre
# South Padre

Thousands of sea turtles rescued during freezing cold snap in Texas

Feb 18th 2021, 10:56 AM 20,664 Views 9 Comments

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

# texas - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

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

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

Feb 16th 2021, 8:14 AM 51,885 Views 14 Comments

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

# 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 9,491 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 33,900 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 38,745 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 46,569 Views 35 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 16,721 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 13,048 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 18,373 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 28,042 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 33,549 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 17,092 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 42,623 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 30,309 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 33,334 Views 0 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 25,473 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 13,053 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 19,925 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 11,701 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 21,886 Views 12 Comments

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

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